Patient at Yale-New Haven Hospital with Ebola-like symptoms

Yale-New Haven Hospital (file).

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.”

Worker in hazmat suit enters hospital
Worker in hazmat suit enters hospital

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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.

Read This Official Internal Statement for Yale New Haven Hospital obtain by News 8. (PDF)

Updated. Another Internal Memo from Physician SVCS obtained by News 8. Confirmation of Ebola like symptoms (PDF)

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