(AP Photo/CDC, File)
(AP Photo/CDC, File)

Now that the first domestic case of Ebola infection has been confirmed in a patient at a Dallas hospital, public health officials will begin the arduous task of tracking the patient's movements to identify any possible exposures to other people.

FOX News Radio's Eben Brown reports:

The Dallas Ebola patient wasn't showing signs of sickness while flying in from Liberia. He got the fever after arriving.

(Frieden) "The patient was visiting family members and staying with family members who live in this country."

And, CDC Director Tom Frieden says others he may have contacted since developing symptoms could have been exposed.

(Frieden) "We will contact anyone who we think has any likelihood of having had an exposure to the individual while they were infectious."

Though there is great confidence that his isolation care will now prevent further spread.

Eben Brown, FOX News Radio. 

(AP Photo/LM Otero)
(AP Photo/LM Otero)

Texas Governor Rick Perry says he's confident, in the efforts underway, to treat and contain the nation's first case of Ebola.

FOX News Radio's Eben Brown reports:

Texas Governor Rick Perry took his turn to assure people, both in Dallas and elsewhere, that the patient now being treated for Ebola is not a risk to public health. He even talked about how the state got ready for what many considered to be an eventuality...

(Perry) "Texas is one of only thirteen states certified by the CDC to conduct diagnostic Ebola testing. And we have the healthcare professionals and the institutions."

CDC and Texas health officials continue to monitor the patients family members for signs of the disease, including child relatives.

Eben Brown, FOX News Radio.

(AP Photo/LM Otero)
(AP Photo/LM Otero)

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