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Timeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US

October 1, 2014

The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States flew from Liberia, said U.S. health officials. The unidentified man, who traveled to Dallas to visit family, is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital:

Sept. 19 — Departs from Liberia

Sept. 20 — Arrives in the United States

Sept. 24 — Begins having symptoms

Sept. 26 — Seeks medical care

Sept. 28— Hospitalized and put in isolation

Sept. 30_Tests positive for Ebola

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