NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Andrew Cuomo Urge Residents To Stay Calm After Doctor's Ebola Diagnosis

October 24, 2014 4:41 AM

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Gov. Andrew Cuomo Urge Residents To Stay Calm After Doctor's Ebola Diagnosis

NEW YORK (AP) — An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday urged residents not to be alarmed by the doctor's Ebola diagnosis, even as they described him riding the subway, taking a cab and bowling. De Blasio said all city officials followed "clear and strong" protocols in their handling and treatment of...

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