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Thomas Eric Duncan

103-degree fever

10 Oct, 2014

Duncan’s medical records show that he had a fever of 103 degrees when he presented at Texas Health Presbyterian. He complained of abdominal pain, dizziness, a headache and decreased urination, and reported severe pain – rating it an eight on a scale of 10. Doctors gave him CT scans to rule out appendicitis, stroke and other serious ailments. He was then prescribed antibiotics and told to take Tylenol and return home.