Texas monitoring dozens for possible Ebola

About 50 people being monitored

The fatality rate in an Ebola outbreak ranges from 25 percent to 90 percent, depending on the particular strain of the virus involved.

DALLAS (AP) — Health officials in Texas are monitoring some 50 people who may have had close contact with a health care worker who contracted the Ebola virus from a Liberian man who died last week in a Dallas hospital.

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Sunday that a breach of protocol led to the worker becoming infected while treating Thomas Eric Duncan.

Officials have not been able to pinpoint what went wrong.

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