Preliminary Test Results Negative For Ebola For Duke University Hospital Patient

RALEIGH, N.C. — Officials say the preliminary test results for the patient showing symptoms of Ebola at Duke University Hospital were negative.  

The patient was isolated once they showed up at the hospital with a fever and told hospital officials they had recently traveled to West Africa.  

The patient will remain in isolation at the hospital until Ebola is completely ruled out.  Other tests results are expected in the next 72 hours.