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Public health officials announced Friday that lab tests have confirmed a Sacramento County man who was treated recently at an urgent care center and hospital in Placer County did not have the measles.
California and Sacramento County public health officials say a patient who had symptoms consistent with the Ebola virus has tested negative for the disease. The test was done by the Sacramento County Public Health Laboratory.
UPDATED Jan. 30, 6:50 A.M. A patient at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento is undergoing testing for Ebola. The Medical Center says as of yesterday evening, the patient was in good condition. Test results could take up to 72 hours.
The number of measles cases in California is rising. CapRadio spoke with an infectious disease expert to learn more about how the virus spreads.
California public health officials say the rise of electronic cigarettes threatens to undo 25 years of progress the state has made against tobacco use.