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Officials: Patient in Mobile tests negative for Ebola

There is a suspected case of Ebola in Mobile. (Source: MGN Online) There is a suspected case of Ebola in Mobile. (Source: MGN Online)
MOBILE, AL (WAFF) -

A patient was transported to the University of South Alabama Medical Center from the Mobile County Health Department Monday at 6:50 p.m. to be tested for Ebola.USA Medical Center Emergency Department and Infectious Disease specialists evaluated the patient. 

The Health Department says the patient was around family who traveled form the Republic of Congo.

After a thorough examination was conducted, it was determined that the patient did not meet the Centers for Disease Control screening criteria, and there is no risk for Ebola.

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