UPDATE: Ohio Department of Health has confirmed test results have come back NEGATIVE for a person tested for the Ebola virus in Columbus.
Which raises the question - why is taking Mt.Sinai 24-48 hours to test their Ebola-suspected patient?
Sickened Columbus, Ohio, woman who recently traveled to west Africa is being tested for Ebola as precaution, public health dept. says.— ABC News (@ABC) August 5, 2014
Columbus Public Health confirms a person is undergoing testing and has been quarantined for the deadly Ebola virus.
CPH says the person recently traveled to West Africa, where an outbreak has left nearly 900 people dead.
A spokesperson says they’re working with the CDC to learn the preliminary results of those tests.
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Meanwhile the 2nd Ebola patient has arrived in Atlanta and is en route to Emory Hospital
CNN following ambulance carrying Ebola virus victims ..... How far as quality TV come pic.twitter.com/KkTjvnbN7w— Dave Sharpe (@whoRwarriors) August 5, 2014
Ambulance carrying 2nd American Ebola patient arrives at Emory in Atlanta for treatment. pic.twitter.com/dUq2alGpt6— Kate Brumback (@katebrumback) August 5, 2014