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HHC and Health Department Update on Individual Tested for Ebola

Nov 20, 2014

An individual who traveled to the United States from Mali, a country with limited Ebola transmission, was taken to HHC Bellevue Hospital Center today and an Ebola test was performed. The test result is negative. Patient will remain in isolation. Because in early Ebola Virus Disease initial tests may be negative, the patient will have further Ebola tests in the coming days to confirm today’s negative result.


For more information, visit the NYC Department of Health website and the CDC website.


Contact: Press Office, pressoffice@nychhc.org
Ian Michaels, 212-788-3339, ian.michaels@nychhc.org