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Josephus Weeks, a newphew of U.S. Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan, said Duncan did not receive treatment given to other Ebola survivors. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

(Bloomberg) — Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., died from the virus while in isolation at a Dallas hospital.

Duncan was diagnosed with the disease on Sept. 30 after contracting it in West Africa, where Ebola has infected about 7,500 people, killing half. He had come to the country to marry his girlfriend, Louise Troh, who is now being quarantined and has not yet shown symptoms of the disease.

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