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Bryant to review state's emergency health plan next week

The woman in the East Dallas apartment where Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan stayed between hospital visits says she's tired of being "locked up." Louise Troh is being quarantined with her 13-year-old son and nephews. Health officials say containment will help ensure that the four can be closely watched, including checking them for fevers over the next three weeks.

Gov. Phil Bryant says he's set to meet next week with Mississippi State Dept. of Health and Mississippi Emergency Management Agency officials to go over the state's emergency health plan. He says Mississippi has the proper training and equipment and is prepared if and when we get our first case of Ebola.

"On Wednesday, we'll be meeting to review that plan and to put into action, if necessary, the plan of action that we have and the protocol in the event that we would have a health-related crisis here in the State of Mississippi," Bryant said.

Bryant was guest speaker Thursday night in Laurel at the Jones County Economic Development Authority's 31st annual banquet.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.


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