An Ebola patient from Liberia named Thomas Duncan had been hospitalized in Dallas, Texas for treatment of Ebola.
Duncan has reportedly died from the disease:
New: The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. died this morning in Dallas at 7:51 A.M. The news comes from the hospital in a statement
— Dina Fine Maron (@Dina_Maron) October 8, 2014
— NBC News (@NBCNews) October 8, 2014
Texas Department of State Health Services Commissioner: Dallas #Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has died
— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) October 8, 2014
— Jason Whitely (@JasonWhitely) October 8, 2014
Editor’s note: This post has been updated with additional tweets.