NYC's first Ebola patient in isolation amid city jitters

October 24, 2014 3:48 PM

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NEW YORK -- A New York city doctor, who tested positive as the city's first case of Ebola, is in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Friday while health officials take precautionary steps by retracing his recent travels around town and quarantining his fiancé and close friends.

Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old emergency physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital, was placed in an isolation unit Thursday after reporting 103-degree fever and diarrhea, which are Ebola-like symptoms.

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