A woman who became ill in the Pentagon car park does not have Ebola, officials said.
The public relations worker was put in quarantine at the Inova Fairfax Hospital and medical personnel took all needed precautions.
But despite fears she may have recently having been in West Africa, her boss confirmed she had not been out of the Washington area.
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