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October 27th, 2014
06:36 PM ET

U.S. General, troops quarantined after Ebola aid trip

(CNN) - Army Major General Darryl A. Williams, commander of U.S. Army Africa, and approximately 10 other personnel are now in "controlled monitoring" in Italy after returning there from West Africa over the weekend, according to multiple U.S. military officials.

The American personnel are effectively under quarantine, but Pentagon officials declined to use that terminology.

William's plane was met on the ground by Italian authorities "in full CDC gear," the official said referring to the type of protective equipment warn by U.S. health care workers.

There is no indication at this time any of the team have symptoms of Ebola.

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