Hopkins Patient With Fever Does Not Have Ebola

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hopkinshospA patient who recently returned from West Africa reporting a fever was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital over the weekend, spurring doctors to test for Ebola.

According to the Washington Post, the person was picked up by emergency personnel wearing hazmat gear at the corner of W. North Ave. and Maryland Ave. on Sunday. The patient, who recently returned from Sierra Leone, was then treated in an isolation room, the Baltimore City health department said.

Officials said on Sunday that the symptoms appeared inconsistent with Ebola. On Monday, the City Health department confirmed tests for Ebola were negative.

“The patient is expected to be discharged from the hospital today and poses no risk to the general public,” said a statement released Monday

 

 



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