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N.C. man tests negative for Ebola

11/3/2014

USA Today

A North Carolina man who developed a fever after returning from a trip to Liberia has tested negative for Ebola, authorities said.

The man arrived back in the United States on Friday after traveling to Liberia, WCNC-TV in Charlotte reported. He developed a fever Sunday morning at a family home in Person County and was taken to Duke University Hospital in Durham, WCNC said.

Testing conducted at the State Laboratory of Public Health returned a preliminary negative result for Ebola.. Additional testing will occur 72 hours after his fever first developed to confirm this result.

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