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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, where three people were diagnosed with Ebola. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

(Bloomberg) — Texas is winding down its monitoring of people who had contact with the state’s three Ebola patients, with the 21-day period ending tomorrow for a final hospital worker.

The unnamed worker, who handled medical waste Oct. 17, will be cleared from twice-daily checks by the end of the day tomorrow, the Texas State Health Services Department said today in a statement. The person is one of 177 people, including health-care workers and members of the patients’ households and communities, who have been monitored, the agency said.

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