NC patient tests negative for Ebola

November 3, 2014 2:02 PM

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A preliminary test of a patient at Duke University Hospital in Durham has come back negative for Ebola, state officials said this morning.

According to a news release, additional testing will be done 72 hours after the man's fever first developed to confirm this preliminary result. The NC Department of Health and Human Services said in a news release it is important to note that the patient's fever could indicate other illnesses.

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