2nd Patient Tests Negative for Ebola in Sacramento

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Medical staffers were following Ebola procedures in Sacramento on Jan. 29, 2015, when a patient was treated with symptoms of the virus. (Credit: KTXL)

A second possible Ebola patient in Sacramento has tested negative for the deadly disease and is being dispatched from an an area hospital.

It was the second case within 24 hours that a person showed what appeared to be symptoms associated with Ebola but then tested negative.

The latest patient, whose name and gender were not released, was admitted to Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center late Wednesday for assessment and Ebola testing.

That request came from the California Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kaiser Permanente said in a statement.

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