DALLAS (AP) — Ebola patient is 29-year-old nurse Amber Joy Vinson who treated man in a Dallas hospital days before he died.
Vinson then flew to from Dallas to Ohio last weekend to visit plan a wedding and visit family, a health official said Wednesday.
Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said at a news conference Wednesday that Vinson was monitoring herself for symptoms of Ebola. Vinson reported a fever Tuesday and then was taken to isolation at Texas Health Presbyterian.
It’s not clear how she contracted the virus during care she provided for Thomas Eric Duncan, the Liberian man who died of Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian.