Patient in NJ being monitored for Lassa fever

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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
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NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- A patient in New Jersey is being monitored for Lassa fever.

Sources tell Eyewitness News the patient at Hackensack University Medical Center came in contact with a person who died from the disease.

Lassa fever is associated with the Ebola virus but is far less deadly.