A Texas health care worker who has contracted Ebola was wearing "full protective gear" and was deemed at "lower risk" before being diagnosed with the virus, medical officials have said.
As it reaches seven months since the Ebola outbreak started we take a look at the timeline of events leading up to the spread of the virus.
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A man has been filmed helping an Ebola patient onto a plane without wearing any protective equipment.