New York boy tests negative for Ebola

October 28, 2014 00:35

NEW YORK - A five-year-old boy who recently visited West Africa tested negative for the Ebola virus on Monday, said the New York City Health Department and the city hospital where he underwent screening.

The child, who had a low-grade fever, will remain in isolation at Bellevue Hospital to undergo further tests to ensure he is cleared of the disease, the hospital and health department said in a joint statement.Local media said the child lives in New York City's Bronx borough.

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