DALLAS, Tex. (21Alive) -- The nurse who became infected with Ebola after treating the deceased Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, has been identified.
The family of the nurse identified her as Nina Pham, who is the first person to contract Ebola within the United States, according to ABC News
Investigators still have not released any findings on how Pham contracted the virus. It is reported that CDC protocols were followed by healthcare workers treating Thomas Eric Duncan.