The boy, who arrived in the United States on Saturday, had a 103
degree Fahrenheit (39 degrees Celsius) fever, ABC News reported. He
has not been tested for the virus and was not under quarantine, ABC
said, citing officials with New York City's health department.
The New York Post said the boy had been vomiting and was transported
from his home in the Bronx by emergency medical workers.
Representatives for the city's health department could not be
reached immediately for comment.
Four people have been diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. The
first diagnosis, a Liberian visitor to Texas in September who died,
was riddled with missteps. Two nurses who treated the man contracted
the disease but have recovered.
The fourth is New York doctor Craig Spencer, who was diagnosed with
Ebola after he returned from treating patients in Guinea. Now
hospitalized in isolation, he appeared slightly improved but
remained in serious but stable condition on Sunday.
The governors of New York and New Jersey on Sunday stuck to new
plans to quarantine health workers returning from countries with
Ebola epidemics, despite pressure from the White House, but said
people could stay at home while in isolation.
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New Jersey, New York and Illinois are imposing quarantines on anyone
arriving with a high risk of having contracted Ebola in Sierra
Leone, Liberia and Guinea, where the epidemic has killed nearly
(Reporting by Susan Heavey and Howard Goller, Editing by W Simon)
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