– New York Hospital Testing Sick Patient For Ebola, ABC Reports (ZeroHedge, Aug, 4, 2014):
NYC's Mount Sinai Hospital testing sickened patient who recently returned from a country where Ebola has been reported – @ABCNewsHealth
— ABC News (@ABC) August 4, 2014
A patient at Mount Sinai hospital is being tested after traveling to a country where the Ebola virus is present, the hospital said in a statement.
The man arrived at Mount Sinai’s emergency room early Monday morning with high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms.
The man told doctors he had recently traveled to a West African country where Ebola is present, the hospital said.
The man has been placed in “strict isolation” and is undergoing various tests to determine the cause of the symptoms, the hospital said.
All appropriate steps to keep patients, staff and visitors safe are being taken, the hospital said.