Ahwatukee man being tested for Ebola

PHOENIX – Emergency workers are taking every precaution after a man from Ahwatukee who recently returned from West Africa is reporting severe flu-like symptoms.

The 32-year-old man called 911 around 3 a.m. Friday reporting vomiting and diarrhea and said he had returned from Sierra Leone on Wednesday.

The Phoenix Fire Department responded to the man’s home near Pecos Road and 48th Street. He was treated and transported to the Maricopa Medical Center, which is the state’s designated infectious disease center.

Written by: JENNIFER THOMAS – read more & watch a video at article source AZ FAMILY

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