Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune (left) and Teressa Celia, associate director of infection prevention and control, wear protective suits during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients.Photo: AP

A passenger arriving at Newark Airport from West Africa on Tuesday was being evaluated for possible Ebola.

The flier was transported to a hospital when a screening detected symptoms similar to those from exposure to the virus, according to The Star-Ledger.

“During the enhanced screening process . . . an individual was identified as reporting symptoms or having a potential exposure to Ebola,” CDC spokeswoman Carol Crawford said.

Written by Joe Tacopino and Yaron Steinbuch
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