Up to 100 people in Dallas potentially exposed to Ebola

Health officials in Dallas are reaching out to up to 100 people who may have come in contact with the Ebola virus, 80 of which are currently being monitored.

The first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., Thomas Eric Duncan, was deemed to have had contact with up to 20 people before being admitted to the hospital, and now those people's subsequent contacts are being monitored, according to CNN.

So far, nobody has shown symptoms or been quarantined, but health officials have told four close relatives of the Ebola patient to stay home and not have visitors until Oct. 19, according to the report.

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