Today the California Department of Public Health stated that a patient in it's state capital may be infected with the Ebola virus. Further stating that patient is considered a low-risk case. However the CPDH decided to proceed extremely cautiously and forward blood samples to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
According to the World Health Organization Ebola hemorrhagic fever has struck 2,473 cases of which 1,350 people have died. So far, the Ebola plague has been confined to Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone.