Officials To CBS2: Woman’s Body To Be Tested For Ebola Due To Recent Time In Guinea

November 19, 2014 3:17 AM

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Officials To CBS2: Woman’s Body To Be Tested For Ebola Due To Recent Time In Guinea

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The body of a woman who died of an apparent heart attack in Brooklyn Tuesday will be tested for the Ebola virus as a precaution, since she was recently the West African country of Guinea, city officials told CBS2.

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene told CBS2 the woman had come to the U.S. 18 days ago from Guinea — one of three West African countries with ongoing Ebola transmission cases.

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