Second Texas Healthcare Worker Tests Positive For EbolaDallas County’s top public health epidemiologist confirmed Thursday that she spent time at Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan’s beside and that she is among those potentially exposed to the virus. Dr. Wendy Chung has remained on the front lines of the government’s response to the outbreak since Duncan’s diagnosis, working alongside federal, state and local health authorities as she undergoes monitoring for any signs of the potentially deadly disease.
“Yes, I have been alongside other physicians and nurses in addressing this patient,” said Chung in an email. “I am under the same monitoring protocols which are currently recommended for my clinical colleagues who are in the same exposure category as mine.” More