Out of an abundance of caution, a Colorado teenager visiting Brooklyn was placed in isolation at a hospital Friday night after showing flu-like symptoms, triggering concerns about Ebola after he said he recently traveled to Sudan.

As CBS 2’s Janelle Burrell reported, emergency responders and medical teams at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center were following the outlined protocol to safely treat the patient.

Officials said the patient, a 14-year-old boy, is suffering from flu-like symptoms after returning from a two-week trip to Sudan, and reportedly lied to authorities so he could fly home, Burrell reported.

An official with the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, however, told 1010 WINS there are no patients currently suspected of having Ebola in New York City.

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