NYC boy being observed for possible Ebola symptoms: reports

October 27, 2014 11:38 AM

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NYC boy being observed for possible Ebola symptoms: reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A 5-year-old boy who arrived from Guinea was being observed in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City for possible Ebola symptoms, media reports said on Monday.

The boy, who arrived in the United States on Saturday, had a 103 degree Fahrenheit (39 degrees Celsius) fever, ABC News reported. He has not been tested for the virus and was not under quarantine, ABC said, citing officials with New York City's health department.

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