Wayne_State_University_med_school_gradua_2162460000_9312448_ver1.0_640_480A New York City doctor who was working in Africa with Doctors Without Borders has tested positive for Ebola. He is being treated in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan. The doctor, Craig Spencer, 33, returned from Guinea 10 days ago after treating Ebola patients there. Since returning, Spencer rode the A, L, and No. 1 subway lines, went running, used an Uber livery cab, and went to a bowling alley in Williamsburg called the Gutter Wednesday night, said Dr. Mary Bassett, the city’s health commissioner. He also visited the High Line park in Manhattan at some point, she said. He began exhibiting a fever and diarrhea on Thursday morning, In a statement, Doctors Without Borders said that the doctor and his fiance on Thursday morning followed guidelines by reporting his fever immediately to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization, which then alerted the city’s Health Department. More

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