North Carolina isolates U.S. doctor for Ebola watch after Liberia trip

November 10, 2014 5:18 PM

4 0

WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - A missionary doctor deemed to be at "some risk" for developing Ebola after returning from Liberia has been placed under a 21-day quarantine in North Carolina, his mission group and local health officials said on Monday.

Dr. John Fankhauser, 52, has shown no signs of the virus since arriving in Charlotte over the weekend but will be monitored for symptoms during the quarantine period ordered by the Mecklenburg County Health Department, Christian mission group SIM USA said.

Also read: North Carolina Demands, Gets Back Oak Bowl Gift From PayPal

Read more

To category page