Ebola-positive doctor in NYC went bowling in Brooklyn on Wednesday

Ebola-positive doctor in NYC went bowling in Brooklyn on Wednesday

Tests Thursday evening at Bellevue Hospital came back positive for Dr. Craig Spencer, multiple sources told CBS 2 Political Reporter Marcia Kramer.

EMS crews picked up Spencer just after noon Thursday. He was rushed from a building on West 147th Street in Hamilton Heights where he lived. …

Spencer, who is a physician in his 30s and works with Doctors Without Borders, came back a week ago from Guinea, where he is believed to have been treating Ebola patients. …

Spencer remained at Bellevue Hospital Thursday afternoon, one of eight hospitals in New York state with specialized Ebola units.

Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference that Spencer has been “very communicative and very precise” with health officials.

“The patient is in good shape, and has gone into a great deal of detail with our personnel as to his actions in the last few days, so we have a lot to work with,” de Blasio said at a news conference. …

“Our understanding is very few people were in direct contact with him…” de Blasio said. …

Sources said Spencer went bowling last night in Williamsburg and took an Uber car to get there and back, 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria reported. …

CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez emphasized that New Yorkers should remain calm. …

“The risk here is as close to zero as you can get,” Gomez said.

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