Mobile, Alabama Ebola Scare

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Health officials in Mobile County say a woman showing symptoms similar to the Ebola Virus does not have the illness. The woman, who reportedly has family members who had recently traveled to Africa, was rushed to the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile yesterday. According to a spokesperson, the hospital followed screening criteria from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and later determined that the woman was at no risk of Ebola. The CDC reports that they're receiving about 800 phone calls daily from hospitals across the country treating patients with Ebola-like symptoms.

 

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