Officials: Patient in isolation tests negative for Ebola

Officials say the patient had been working in Liberia since November and returned to the United States last month.

Officials say the patient had been working in Liberia since November and returned to the United States last month. (5/13/15)

FRAMINGTON - Officials at the UConn Health Center in Framington say a patient has tested negative for Ebola after showing potential signs of the deadly virus.

According to officials, the patient had been working in Liberia since November and returned to the United States last month.

The patient did not have direct contact with Ebola patients, but reported symptoms including fever and muscle aches Tuesday night.

While the patient does not have Ebola, hospital officials say he does have malaria.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Max Antoine, 33, was shot and killed early 1 Family urges Stamford man's killer to surrender to police
Suffolk fire officials say a house was gutted 2 House gutted by overnight fire in Oakdale
A Bridgeport dialysis patient who recently had his 3 Nonprofit group helps Bridgeport man regain independence
The former New England Patriots tight end was 4 Private funeral service to be held in Bristol today for Aaron Hernandez
Two members of the band Tower of Power 5 Benefit concert held in Milford for injured band members

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE