(DALLAS) — The deputy sheriff in Dallas who visited Thomas Eric Duncan’s apartment does not have Ebola, tests confirmed Thursday.
Deputy Sheriff Michael West Monnig sought medical attention Wednesday because he did not feel well more than a week after going into the apartment where Duncan had been staying with relatives when he was showing symptoms. Monnig was part of a team that delivered an order quarantining the other residents of the apartment.
It was determined on Thursday that he was not suffering from the symptoms commonly associated with Ebola.
“We have completed testing of the specimen submitted today by Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. The result is negative for #Ebola,” the Texas Department of State Health Services announced via Twitter.
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