Mobile patient not at risk for Ebola

Mobile patient not at risk for Ebola

MOBILE, AL (WLOX) - A patient brought to the University of South Alabama Medical Center Tuesday night is not at risk for Ebola.

Around 7pm, several news outlets in Mobile, AL began reporting that a patient showing symptoms of the deadly virus had been transported from the Mobile County Health Department.

USA Medical Center Emergency Department and Infectious Disease specialists evaluated the patient, and determined the patient did not meet the Centers for Disease Control screening criteria.

A statement from the medical center Tuesday night said, "There is no risk for Ebola."

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