Patient in Connecticut Tests Negative for Ebola

A patient being monitored at a Connecticut hospital for possible Ebola after traveling in Liberia has tested negative for the deadly virus but positive for malaria,
Hospital officials said on Wednesday that the man developed fever and muscle aches after returning to the United States on April 30.
Paul Skolnik, chief of medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center's Ebola Task Force, said he had been working as an administrator at Ebola treatment centers.
According to the World Health Organization, more than 11,000 people have died from Ebola in the three West African neighbors since the outbreak began in December 2013,
Liberia was declared free from Ebola on May 9 after 42 days without a new case, but cases continue in neighboring Guinea and Sierra Leone.



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