Officials at Bayhealth Kent General Hospital in Delaware say a child brought to their emergency department over the weekend is showing strong symptoms of the ebola virus.

Doctors evaluated the child, who is from Liberia, and using CDC guidelines say there is reason to believe it is a suspected case of Ebola.


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The CDC says the likelihood of the child having Ebola is low and decided not to test the child after they were notified.

Hospital officials say the child will continue to be observed in the until source of the illness is determined.

h/t philadelphia.cbslocal