- Associated Press - Friday, October 3, 2014

DALLAS (AP) - A contractor may now to truck away material removed from an apartment from which an Ebola-stricken man was taken.

The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued an emergency special permit to a Lake Forest, Ill.-based company to transport large quantities of Ebola-contaminated waste for disposal.

The permit issued Friday allows Stericycle Inc. to remove waste material taken not only from the hospital where Thomas Eric Duncan is receiving treatment, but also from the apartment from which he was taken ill.

Duncan is in serious condition at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.



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