Another "Sick" American Undergoing Ebola Testing, This Time In Columbus [Update: Tested Negative]

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?

Columbus 10TV reports,

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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Ebola, it would appear, is in the US.

 

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Meanwhile the 2nd Ebola patient has arrived in Atlanta and is en route to Emory Hospital