Sunday, October 19, 2014
Texas Health Care Worker, Who Was Being Monitored For Ebola Signs, Aboard A Carnival Cruise Lines Ship Passes Ebola Test.
The Texas Presbyterian Hospital health care worker , who was reported to have handled specimen from Thomas Duncan, the ebola patient who died on Oct. 8, has passed the ebola test. The worker who was aboard the Carnival Cruise lines ship which docked today Sunday, 19th Oct., was allowed to leave with other passengers after her blood test came in negative for ebola. A Galveston County Health Authority spokeman, Kurt Koopman, released this information in an email to USA today shortly after the Carnival Magic docked in Galveston.
photo credit: Angel Castellanos, AP