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Md. officials emphasize Ebola screening after lapse in Texas
Md. officials emphasize Ebola screening after lapse in Texas

Maryland public health officials are putting caregivers — from Baltimore's major teaching hospitals to strip-mall urgent care centers to ambulances — on heightened alert for signs of Ebola as details emerge about missteps in Dallas, where a man with the deadly virus was initially sent home from a hospital. Health care providers have for months been preparing for Ebola's potential arrival in the U.S., and on Tuesday confirmed a Liberian man visiting family in Dallas had the virus. Despite warnings to screen patients for factors that might raise suspicions of Ebola, the man exposed as many as 100 people to the illness before seeking care a second time. State Health...

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