- The Washington Times - Wednesday, August 6, 2014

A man that recently visited a West African country who was hospitalized at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York for gastrointestinal symptoms and a high fever has tested negative for Ebola. 

The man was admitted to the early Monday exhibiting symptoms of the deadly virus, where he was quarantined and tested for Ebola.

“We would like to report that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have determined that the patient kept in isolation since Monday, August 4, 2014 at The Mount Sinai Hospital has tested negative for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD),”  the hospital said in a statement, according to CBS New York. “The patient is in stable condition, is improving, and remains in the care of our physicians and nurses.”

Three Americans in the U.S. have been tested for the Ebola virus since the outbreak began earlier this year, and all of those tests have been negative, according to the World Health Organization, The Associated Press reports.

More than 900 people have died in the current Ebola outbreak. Two U.S. missionaries who were infected while caring for the ill in Liberia have been transported back to the states for treatment.

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