Monday, November 10, 2014

Doctor with 'some risk' of Ebola being monitored in Charlotte


WCNC Staff, 1:11 p.m. EST November 10, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Mecklenburg County health officials said a doctor with SIM is be monitoring in Charlotte for 'possible risk' of Ebola.

Officials identified the Ebola victim as, Dr. John Fankhauser, he works for SIM. Frankhauser is under surveillance but has shown no symptoms of Ebola, according to health officials.

Fankhauser is living in an RV at SIM headqaurters while under quarantine, where there is three-feet of separation from him, doctors and relatives as precaution, officials said.

Officials said Fankhauser treated a patient who later developed Ebola.