DC hospital treating patient with Ebola-like symptoms

Ebola Outbreak

Howard University Hospital

A hospital in D.C. has confirmed it is treating a patient with Ebola like symptoms.

Howard University Hospital released a statement saying, “We can confirm that a patient has been admitted to Howard University Hospital in stable condition, following travel to Nigeria. In an abundance of caution, we have activated the appropriate infection control protocols, including isolating the patient. Our medical team continues to evaluate and monitor progress in close collaboration with the CDC and the Department of Health.”

Kerry-Ann Hamilton, the University Spokesperson, stated that additional details could not be released for privacy reasons. Hamilton says updates will be provided as more information becomes available.