Lubbock Ebola Scare – Why the Patient Was Not Tested -

The Lubbock patient taken into isolation early Thursday morning for exhibiting flu-like symptoms was suffering from a preexisting chronic condition, said Chief Medical Officer for University Medical Center Mike Ragain.


The team included UMC’s Emergency Medical Director Dr. Chris Piel and Director of Intensive Care Dr. Ken Nugent; Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center’s Infectious Disease Division Chief Dr. Richard Winn; and Dr. Ron Cook, the City of Lubbock’s Health Authority.

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