5-Year-Old Boy Tests Negative for Ebola at NYC Hospital

October 27, 2014 10:04 PM

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5-Year-Old Boy Tests Negative for Ebola at NYC Hospital

A 5-year-old boy who returned home from Guinea on Saturday has tested negative for Ebola at New York City's Bellevue Hospital where he is in isolation with his mother, officials said this evening.

"Out of an abundance of caution, further negative Ebola tests are required on subsequent days to ensure that the patient is cleared," the city's Health and Hospitals Corp. announced in a statement. "The patient will also be tested for common respiratory viruses. The patient will remain in isolation ...

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