Boy, 5, Being Observed In NYC Hospital For Ebola

A 5-year-old boy from Guinea is being observed in isolation at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, according to several media reports. The boy has not been tested for the virus and was not under quarantine, ABC reports, but had a 103 degree Fahrenheit fever and was vomiting, according to the New York Post. The New York City Health Department did not immediately respond to requests for comment or confirmation. So far, four people have been diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S. Bellevue is one of a handful of area hospitals that are capable of treating highly infectious patients, including those with Ebola.

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