Suspected Ebola patient taken to New York hospital

August 19, 2015 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Global Pandemics

August 19, 2015

A suspected Ebola patient has been taken to hospital in New York City after a visit to West Africa.

The patient was rushed to the Bellevue hospital with Ebola-like symptoms in Manhattan earlier today, said a city fire department spokesperson.

The FDNY has set up a command post with a decontamination unit at the hospital, the New York Post reports.

Hospital officials have said the patient began feeling ill after a recent trip to Guinea.

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