KU Hospital patient tests negative for Ebola

Courtesy CDC by Cynthia Goldsmith

Courtesy CDC by Cynthia Goldsmith

A patient at KU Hospital does not have Ebola, according to a lab test.

Hospital officials announced the results this afternoon. Also from their release:

Until a more definitive test result, the patient will remain in isolation as a precaution.

The patient went to the hospital Sunday suffering from a high fever and other symptoms after he had served as a medic on a ship off of Africa.

The patient is also getting better.

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