SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — A patient who has been isolated in a Sacramento hospital for the past few days over possible exposure to the Ebola virus does not have the deadly pathogen, health officials said Thursday night.
“We are happy to report that we heard from the Centers for Disease Control that the test result is negative,” said Dr. Ron Chapman, Director of the California Department of Public Health.
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Chapman also said that there are no confirmed cases of the Ebola virus in California, and that there are no suspect patients with known high risk exposure in the state.