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Eric Silverman was isolated for three days amid an Ebola scare, but is now believed to have been suffering from malaria. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Man Isolated Over Ebola Scare Likely Was Suffering From Malaria

CBS 2 was there when Eric Silverman found out what made him so sick upon returning from West Africa.

08/11/2014

Emergency room sign at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Doctors Await Ebola Test Results On Man At Mount Sinai Medical Center

Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center are awaiting Ebola test results on a man who visited West Africa last month before falling sick and going into the hospital on Monday.

08/05/2014

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The Ebola Virus: Separating Facts From Fiction

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.

08/05/2014

Mount Sinai Hospital in East Harlem. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Being Tested At Mount Sinai Hospital For Possible Ebola Virus

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.

08/04/2014

FILE -- People walk in the American Airlines/US Airways Terminal at John F. Kennedy Airport.  (Photo by Eric Thayer/Getty Images)

Area Airports On Alert To Look For Passengers With Ebola Symptoms

Newark and John F. Kennedy airports are among 20 ports of entry in the U.S. with quarantine stations that have been staffed with health officials trained to look for symptoms of Ebola in passengers.

08/01/2014

Health workers wearing protective suits walk in an isolation center for people infected with Ebola at Donka Hospital in Conakry on April 14, 2014. (credit: Cellou Binani/AFP/Getty Images)

US Warns Against Traveling To Ebola-Hit Countries

The travel advisory applies to non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The outbreak in those West Africa countries has killed more than 700 people this year.

07/31/2014

FedEx Aircraft (file / credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Amadou Fall Charged With Scamming FedEx To Send Packages To Africa

He’s accused of stealing the identities and account numbers of over twenty major companies and then using his contacts in Manhattan’s West African community to attract customers.

06/22/2011