Ebola patient in Texas dies

Ebola-1Washington (AFP) — A Liberian man who was diagnosed with Ebola in Texas has died, a hospital spokesman said Wednesday.

“It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning at 7:51 am,” said the statement from Texas Health spokesman Wendell Watson.

“Mr Duncan succumbed to an insidious disease, Ebola. He fought courageously in this battle.”

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