Monday, October 13, 2014

Maine Medical Center holding patient at request of CDC

Officials: Very low risk of Ebola

UPDATED 6:09 PM EDT Oct 13, 2014Size
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PORTLAND, Maine —Maine Medical Center is holding a patient at the request of the CDC, a hospital official said Monday.

August Valenti, infectious disease specialist at MMC, said in a press release the CDC has asked the hospital to hold the patient as a precaution.

The release stressed the hospital does not have a confirmed case of Ebola virus.