Dallas Ebola patient dies; leaders, loved ones respond

Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan died at 7:51 a.m. Wednesday at a Dallas hospital, leaving loved ones to grieve and public health officials to ponder how to stop the often-lethal virus from spreading in the U.S.

A total of 48 people are being monitored after having some type of contact with Duncan, including four who are kept isolated and guarded at a home in Dallas. None were displaying symptoms as of Wednesday afternoon.

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