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(DALLAS) — Nina Pham, the first nurse to contract Ebola in the United States, will be transferred from Dallas to the National Institutes for Health hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, Thursday night, federal officials told ABC News.

Pham, 26, contracted Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. She was diagnosed on Sunday.

Duncan, a Liberian national, became the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States on Sept. 30. He died on Oct. 8.

On Wednesday, another nurse who treated Duncan was diagnosed with Ebola.

Amber Vinson, 29, arrived at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital on Tuesday morning with a fever and was diagnosed with Ebola in the early hours of Wednesday morning. She was relocated to Emory University Hospital’s isolation unit Wednesday night.

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