UC Davis Medical Center patient tests negative for Ebola

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Health officials have confirmed that the patient admitted to UC Davis Medical Center on Thursday has tested negative for Ebola.

They said the patient had exhibited symptoms consistent with Ebola and had a travel history to an Ebola-affected country.

The California Department of Public Heath said at this time, there have been no confirmed cases of Ebola in California and there is no threat to the general public. Ebola symptoms may appear anywhere between two to 21 days after exposure and include a fever, muscle pain, weakness, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and lack of appetite. Travelers from Africa may experience flu-like or GI symptoms due to malaria or other non-Ebola associated diseases.
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