Ebola spreads in Africa, causes scare in NYC

APTOPIX Nigeria Ebola

Nigeria health officials wait to screen passengers at the arrival hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. Nigerian authorities on Monday confirmed a second case of Ebola in Africa’s most populous country, an alarming setback as officials across the region battle to stop the spread of a disease that has killed more than 700 people.

There were also some anxious moments Monday at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York when a patient who had recently traveled to West Africa showed up ill, but officials there believe the patient does not have the Ebola virus.