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CDC now looking into possible Ebola case at a Utah children’s hospital

Primary Children’s Hospital, Utah. (Photo Credit: ksl.com)

Primary Children’s Hospital, Utah. (Photo Credit: ksl.com)

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Thursday the Primary Children’s Hospital released a statement saying they believe one of their patients may have contracted Ebola during a recent trip to Africa.

Although the Utah Dept. of Health remains skeptical that a patient is actually infected with the Ebola virus, the CDC is taking no chances and is currently running tests to confirm whether the patient actually has the virus or not.

Doctors at the hospital seem to be downplaying the possibility as of now, according to reports.

All U.S. hospitals are now on high alert.

Updates will be available as we get them on the main page of Intellihub.com.

Sources:

Ebola case in Utah ‘highly unlikely,’ hospital said tested system and is prepared — FOX 13

Patient exhibiting Ebola symptoms admitted at Primary Children’s Hospital — Desert News

Ebola is ‘extraordinarily unlikely’ in patient at Utah hospital — Salt Lake Tribune

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Shepard Ambellas

Shepard Ambellas

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