Ebola in Dallas – by Cooper Neill

Ebola in Dallas

Locals look on as Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nurse Nina Pham is flown to Maryland from Love Field airport in Dallas, Texas to receive Ebola treatment at the National Institutes of Health on October 16, 2014. Pham was a nurse who cared for Ebola patient Thomas E. Duncan and became the first person to contract Ebola in the United States.

Dallas, TX-based photographer Cooper Neill shares the work he’s been doing on the Ebola situation in Dallas for the last few weeks.

On September 19th Thomas E. Duncan boarded a flight from Monrovia, Liberia to visit his girlfriend and family in Dallas, Texas. On the 25th he went to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where he was prescribed antibiotics and sent back to the apartment he was staying in with his girlfriend and members of her family. On the 28th Duncan was transported via ambulance from the apartment back to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas where two days later the Center for Disease Control would confirm that he was the first patient to be diagnosed with the Ebola virus in the United States. 

Continue reading and see more photos on Cooper’s website.

Ebola in Dallas

A hazmat crew cleans up hazardous material outside the apartment of Nina Pham, the first confirmed case of Ebola contracted in the United States, in Dallas, Texas on October 12, 2014. Pham, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, came in contact with Thomas E. Duncan who traveled from Liberia to Dallas to visit his girlfriend and family unknowingly carrying the Ebola virus.

Ebola in Dallas

Students arrive at Sam Tasby Middle School in Dallas, Texas on October 2, 2014 where officials confirmed that a student at had come in contact with Thomas E. Duncan, the first confirmed Ebola virus patient in the United States.

Ebola in Dallas

A school employee changes the marquee at Emmett J. Conrad High School in Dallas, Texas to “Your child is our focus in education, safety and security” on October 2, 2014. Officials confirmed that a student at Emmett J. Conrad High School had come in contact with Thomas E. Duncan, the first confirmed Ebola virus patient in the United States.

Ebola in Dallas

Hazmat crews clean up hazardous material outside the apartment of Nina Pham, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian who became the first person to contract the Ebola virus in the United States after caring for Thomas E. Duncan in Dallas, Texas on October 12, 2014.

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