A Boston patient who was being monitored for
The patient tested positive for malaria and negative in an initial test for Ebola.
The patient, who was not identified, was brought into
The patient, who had been working in Liberia in a non-medical capacity, will undergo further tests to completely rule out the deadly virus, which has claimed roughly 6,000 lives in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea since March of this year.
Hospital officials did not say when the patient would be arriving.
Times staff writer Javier Panzar contributed to this report.