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Ebola Testing in California

Sacramento EbolaSACRAMENTO, Calif –¬†A¬†suspected Ebola patient is being tested in California.

Health officials say, the person is being tested and treated for the deadly virus in Sacramento.They also say, the person is being isolated, although there is no danger to the public.

Dr. Gil Chavez, a California State Epidemiologist, says “We are aware that in Sacramento county there is a patient that is being treated at a Kaiser facility. That patient has been evaluated by the health care personnel and the local health department personnel deemed to be low risk.”

Doctors say, they are taking measures to protect staff, and samples from the patient have been sent to the CDC. Test results are not expected for several days.