Lubbock Ebola Scare – Why the Patient Was Not Tested - KFYO.com

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.

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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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