Ebola test negative for woman examined in Richmond

October 15, 2014 4:25 PM

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State laboratory tests were negative for Ebola in a woman who went to a Richmond free clinic on Monday with fever and who recently traveled from Liberia, but the case set off a chain of events that showcased how the region would respond to a suspected Ebola case.

Acting on federal health officials’ advice to hospitals and other health care providers to “think Ebola,” employees at the CrossOver Healthcare Ministry free clinic on Cowardin Avenue did just that when a patient arrived Monday fitting some of the screening criteria for Ebola. The patient had a feve...

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