The ambulance used to transport a patient with possible Ebola symptoms is parked outside Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts October 12, 2014. (Reuters/Brian Snyder)
A hospital in Boston area’s Braintree, Massachusetts has been briefly quarantined after a patient who recently travelled to Liberia was suspected of having Ebola. The patient showing some symptoms of the disease was transferred to another facility.
“Ebola protocol is in place,” said fire department official Joe Zanca according to the Boston Globe.
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The Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates clinic was quarantined out of precaution, officials said. The patient, who had recently travelled to Liberia was reportedly complaining of headaches and muscle aches, and was isolated outside of the facility.