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‘Possible Ebola Patient’ Placed in Isolation at Inglewood Hospital After Arriving at LAX


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A “possible Ebola patient” who was admitted to an emergency room in Inglewood after arriving at LAX and traveling from Liberia, the hospital announced Wednesday.

A man was brought to Centinela Hospital in Inglewood Tuesday night with Ebola-like symptoms. He later tested negative for the virus. (Credit: Los Angeles Times) A man was brought to Centinela Hospital in Inglewood Tuesday night with Ebola-like symptoms. He later tested negative for the virus. (Credit: Los Angeles Times)

The individual was brought to Centinela Hospital Medical Center by ambulance from Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday night, the hospital stated.

“The patient does not have any symptoms of Ebola, however, due to travel history, appropriate precautions were implemented,” the hospital’s statement read.

The unidentified person, who was referred to in the statement’s headline as a “possible Ebola patient,” has been fully isolated in the emergency room and all appropriate testing will be conducted, the hospital said.

Ebola virus imagery. (Credit: CDC) Ebola virus imagery. (Credit: CDC)

Steve Brand, a spokesman for the hospital, said the patient had not yet tested negative for Ebola. That…

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