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Ebola has been confirmed in a New York City patient.
City officials say an emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus. It's the fourth case in the U.S. and the first in the nation's biggest city.
Speaking at a press conference before 10 p.m., Mayor Bill de Blasio urged New Yorkers to remain calm and said the disease is different to contract.
A number of candidates took to the stage in Putnam County Wednesday in races ranging from county legislator to state Senate.
Putnam County voters have a few local races of note to decide November 4. There is a race for Putnam County Executive, pitting incumbent Republican MaryEllen Odell against longtime Democratic County Legislator Sam Oliverio. Odell says it’s possible voter turnout could be high given a number of contentious races, including for state Senate seats.