NYC’s ‘Ebola Man’ Relieved to Have Regular Old Malaria

A sign outside Mount Sinai Hospital August 4, 2014 in New York after officials announced a male patient who recently traveled to West Africa is being tested for the ebola virus. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
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Doctors believe that Eric Silverman, the Brooklyn resident who was quarantined for three days at Mount Sinai after returning home from West Africa with Ebola-like symptoms, most likely doesn’t have Ebola. “They think it’s still just malaria,” Silverman told CBS News. Cool, no biggie.

NYC’s ‘Ebola Man’ Relieved to Have Malaria