DALLAS (RNN) - The mayor said the second medical worker diagnosed with the Ebola virus lived alone and had no pets. Mayor Mike Rawlings said in a news conference Wednesday that decontamination work had begun at the home of the woman who contracted the virus. He did not identify her by name but confirmed she had been caring for Thomas Eric Duncan, the first man diagnosed in the U.S., at Texas Presbyterian Hospital. The Texas Department of State Health Services stated the woman reported a fever Tuesday. She had been monitoring for symptoms and was in isolation at the hospital shortly after diagnosis, according to Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. The result of the Ebola test was received at about midnight, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will perform a second test to confirm the diagnosis."Health officials have interviewed the latest patient to quickly identify any contacts or potential exposures, and those people will be monitored," the agency stated. The first healthcare worker diagnosed with the disease in Dallas, Nina Pham, also provided care to Duncan, who died last week at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.
WEDNESDAY: Breezy morning, with peaks of sun, as dry air marches in from the west. Scattered showers throughout afternoon. High:64
WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Mostly cloudy with slight chance of sprinkles. LOW: 54
THURSDAY: Cloudy with showers. High: 61
(CNN) - Fiat Chrysler is recalling 184,000 SUV's for an airbag problem.The models affected are the 2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee. The company said a potential short circuit could prevent the airbags from deploying. Fiat Chrysler said it is unaware of any injuries or accidents tied to the problem.
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