Originally posted on publichealthwatch:
A doctor in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan has tested positive for the Ebola virus, officials announced just moments ago.
The 33-year-old physician, employed at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, developed a fever, nausea, pain and fatigue Wednesday night, city officials said. On Thursday morning, he was taken to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan for testing. The doctor, who returned from West Africa about 10 days ago, has been identified as Craig Spencer.
A press conference is expected at any moment. Until then, here are the details we know at this point:
High risk travel history
Spencer recently returned from Guinea, one of the West African countries currently battling…
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