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Hospitalized in DC

3 Oct, 2014

A person who traveled to the U.S. from Nigeria is hospitalized at Howard University Hospital in Washington with possible Ebola symptoms. Hospital spokesperson:

We can confirm that a patient has been admitted to Howard University Hospital in stable condition, following travel to Nigeria and presenting with symptoms that could be associated with Ebola. In an abundance of caution, we have activated the appropriate infection control protocols, including isolating the patient. Our medical team continues to evaluate and monitor progress in close collaboration with the CDC and the Department of Health.

The hospital is unable to reveal more due to privacy reasons.