Common myths about Ebola

POSTED: 11:27 AM Aug 06 2014   UPDATED: 6:26 AM Oct 01 2014

The first U.S. case of Ebola has been diagnosed in Texas. But before you panic, take a look at common myths about the deadly virus.

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A man at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. The man flew from Liberia -- one of the Ebola hotspots in West Africa -- and arrived in Dallas to visit family on Sept. 20. He began feeling ill about four days later and is now in intensive care.