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This is not West Africa, this is a very sophisticated city, a very sophisticated hospital. The chances of it being spread are very, very small.  

— Dr. David Lakey, commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services on the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. and the ability of the city of Dallas to respond to it.
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