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COLUMBUS, Ohio - A 46-year-old Columbus resident who was recently tested for Ebola has tested negative for the virus.
Columbus Public Health received confirmation of the negative test results Tuesday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta which conducted the test through the Ohio Department of Health.
LINK: Ebola HR - CDC Website
The woman had recently traveled to a West African nation affected by an Ebola outbreak and showed symptoms of illness upon her return to the U.S. She is still recovering in isolation at a local hospital where she is doing well. Doctors said the woman is still isolated, but only as a precaution.
A day after a patient in New York City was tested for the Ebola virus, an Ohio woman was also evaluated for the disease, which is raging in several countries in West Africa
WBNS-TV reported that results came back negative for the woman was tested in Columbus.
At this point, the 46-year-old woman, who recently traveled to a country impacted by the Ebola outbreak, is said to be doing well, according to WCMH-TV.