A man who traveled to Nigeria was being treated at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Rahway, New Jersey Friday evening, after suffering from a fever and vomiting.
CBS 2 was there when Eric Silverman found out what made him so sick upon returning from West Africa.
A patient being held in isolation at Mount Sinai Hospital in East Harlem reportedly has not shown any signs of the Ebola virus, but the possibility that the deadly virus may be in New York City at all has caused concern.
The man arrived at Mount Sinai’s emergency room early Monday morning with high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms. The man told doctors he had recently traveled to a West African country where Ebola is present, the hospital said.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.