California officials assess 'low risk' traveler for Ebola

March 23, 2015 5:13 PM

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(Reuters) - Health officials in Southern California are monitoring and assessing a "low-risk" traveler for Ebola after the person developed a fever and showed signs of illness during a screening for the disease, authorities have said.

Officials did not give details about the individual but said the person was taken on Sunday to an undisclosed hospital for observation, close monitoring, testing "and implementation of full infection control measures."

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