NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– A patient in Connecticut is being evaluated at Yale-New Haven Hospital at this hour with Ebola-like symptoms, according to a statement from the hospital.
A physicians document obtained by News 8 says, “On Wednesday evening Yale-New Haven Hospital admitted a patient who met the threshold to be monitored for Ebola virus disease(EVD). The Hospital is working with the CDC and Prevention and the State Department of Public Heath to have the patient tested for EVD.”
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News 8 Medical Reporter Jocelyn Maminta has talked to a credible source with the hospital who says the patient is one of the Yale Researchers who just returned from a trip to Liberia on Saturday. This is one of the same researchers officials decided not to have quarantined after their trip to Africa.
News 8 has a crew at Yale-New Haven Hospital and will post information as soon as it becomes available.