LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4) – A patient in Loveland is being evaluated for symptoms of Ebola after becoming ill Wednesday evening.
The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Thursday morning that infectious disease specialists are conducting an Ebola test on the patient, and results should be determined later in the morning.READ MORE: 11 African Lions Test Positive For COVID At Denver Zoo
The unidentified patient had recently traveled to an Ebola-affected country, and was transported to Medical Center of the Rockies by a specially designed ambulance on Wednesday evening after becoming ill.READ MORE: Judge Expected To Rule On Douglas County Schools Mask Lawsuit On Tuesday
Despite being considered at low risk of infection, the patient is in an isolated area of the hospital. Public health officials remind people that Ebola is spread through direct contact with blood and other bodily fluids, not through the air, water, food, or mosquitoes.MORE NEWS: Many Colorado Pharmacies Slammed With Demand As COVID Booster Eligibility Widens