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NYC Hospital Testing Patient for Ebola

Uh oh.

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UPPER EAST SIDE (WABC)—Mount Sinai Hospital is performing tests on a patient who had recently traveled to a West African country where Ebola has been reported, the hospital says. 

A male patient with high fever and gastrointestinal symptoms came to the hospital's emergency room on Monday morning, officials said. 

The hospital says the patient has been placed in strict isolation and is undergoing medical screenings to determine the cause of his symptoms.