10/27/2014 08:30 pm ET Updated Oct 27, 2014

University Of Maryland Hospital In Baltimore Assessing Potential Ebola Patient

WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - The University of Maryland Hospital in Baltimore said on Monday it had admitted a potential Ebola patient for further assessment.

The facility said in a tweet the patient was transferred there at the direction of Maryland's Department of Health and was "appropriately isolated and receiving further assessment and care."

It gave no further details about the case. (Reporting by Peter Cooney; Editing by Sandra Maler)