A DOCTOR in New York has reportedly tested positive to the deadly Ebola virus.
The New York Times reports a further test will be conducted by the federal Centers for Disease Control to confirm the initial test.
The doctor, who recently returned from West Africa was rushed to hospital after coming down with a high 39.4 degree Celsius fever and nausea.
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He’s been placed in isolation while health care workers spread out across the city to trace anyone he might have come into contact with in recent days.