There May Be Another U.S. Ebola Case, This Time in Washington, D.C.


A patient with "Ebola-like symptoms" is being treated at Howard University Hospital, a hospital spokesperson told NBC News on Friday.

The patient, who traveled to Nigeria recently, was admitted to the hospital in stable condition, and is being isolated and tested.

"In an abundance of caution, we have activated the appropriate infection control protocols, including isolating the patient," hospital spokesperson Kerry-Ann Hamilton told NBC News. "Our medical team continues to evaluate and monitor progress in close collaboration with the CDC and the Department of Health."