DOVER, Del. (CBS) – Officials at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital in Delaware say a child was brought to their emergency department over the weekend because of possible symptoms of Ebola virus.
Officials say the child, who is from Liberia, was brought in on Saturday and was given an assessment from the staff following the CDC guidelines for identifying suspected cases of Ebola.
It was determined by the CDC the likelihood the child has Ebola was low, so the CDC decided not to test the child after they were notified.
Officials say the child will continue to be observed in the hospital until it is determined they can be released.
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