Mount Sinai Hospital
CBS 2 was there when Eric Silverman found out what made him so sick upon returning from West Africa.
Eric Silverman, 27, tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus on Wednesday.
The Mount Sinai Hospital patient who has been in isolation since Monday does not have the Ebola virus, hospital officials said Wednesday afternoon.
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.
An Illinois man has the first known case of human-to-human spread of the MERS virus to someone who had come from the Middle East. And while the disease was apparently transmitted casually, it may not be as scary as it sounds.
Researchers say though the ringing in your ears may fade following a loud event, the damage from even one such event is there to stay.
A prominent New York doctor has been ordered to pay up, after a patient said he was left sick and disabled after treatment.
Carmen Quinones lost her daughter Griselde Camacho in the March 12 blast. Quinones has been at Mount Sinai Medical Center for the past month after suffering a brain hemorrhage, a fractured spine and a broken wrist in the explosion.
Police on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding developmentally disabled a man who has been missing since Monday.
Both during and after the explosion that leveled two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday, people were stepping in to help rescue people inside, and take care of the victims afterward.
The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.
About 200,000 cardiac pacemakers are implanted every year in this country. Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the U.S. to implant the new, experimental pacemaker that is smaller than a AAA battery.
Health officials are looking into the cause of the illnesses and to see if it’s contagious. Some children have cold-like symptoms. Doctors aren’t sure if the illness is a virus or something else.
Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies and can cause deadly allergic reactions. Doctors have tried oral therapies and allergy shots, with only moderate success.