By News StaffPublished: Sep 30, 2014 at 3:19 PM PDTLast Updated: Sep 30, 2014 at 8:40 PM PDT
The first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States was diagnosed in Dallas, the Centers of Disease Control said Tuesday.
The CDC confirmed a man was in isolation at a Texas hospital with the deadly virus. Hospital staff say the patient was originally admitted based on his symptoms and a recent flight from Liberia, Africa.
"This is the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., and as far as we know, the first case of this strain diagnosed outside Africa,” CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden said in a news conference Tuesday afternoon.
Two people are facing robbery charges after they reportedly threatened a 16-year-old with a glass bottle Saturday night before accosting two men leaving the DS Mart on Bailey Hill Road less than an hour later, Eugene Police said.
Having unused medications in the home can lead to a number of problems, like having them accidentally ingested, stolen, misused and abused.
According to the National Survey on Drug and Health, 6.5 million Americans abused prescription drugs in 2013. The Drug Enforcement Agency said 20,000 people died in 2011 from prescription medication overdoses.
Lane Community College partnered with the DEA to help lower these statistics by participating in the national drug take back event.