New Orleans Man Monitored For Ebola Exposure
A New Orleans man is being monitored for Ebola.
The Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta notified state health officials about the man, who just returned from a country affected by Ebola.
The New Orleans Advocate reports that state officials say the man has no symptoms, but will be staying home through November 5.
He is being observed under the same conditions as an LSU employee who returned to Baton Rouge earlier this month, after training Liberian police officers on Ebola safety procedures.
During the 21-day monitoring period, people who may have been exposed are checked in morning and evening temperature readings, as well for symptoms such as nausea, diarrhea, muscle aches or bleeding.