Ebola ruled out as illness that triggered scare in Lakewood

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    The man that was hospitalized early this morning after being taken from a residence in Lakewood is not suffering from Ebola, a state official said. 

    Authorities descended on a township condominium complex early this morning on a report of a Neptune resident with a high fever and vomiting, according to published reports. 

    Both are symptoms of Ebola. 

    A New Jersey Department of Health spokesperson said in a statement that the man was being treated for a “non-contagious, travel-related illness,” adding that he had traveled in an Africa country that is not impacted by Ebola. 

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