Nurse Amber Vinson's Blood Tests Negative for Ebola

October 22, 2014 11:18 PM

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A Dallas nurse who is being treated for the deadly Ebola virus got some good news Wednesday, when blood tests returned negative for the virus that has killed more than 4,800 people worldwide in seven months.

The test results don’t mean that Amber Vinson, 29, is leaving Emory University Hospital in Atlanta anytime soon, or that she is Ebola-free, a source with knowledge of her case told NBC News. But it does mean Vinson will be moved to a lower-risk section of the isolation unit.

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