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Ebola scare briefly shuts down Port Authority Bus Terminal

Sick man says he might be infected.

Port Authority Bus Terminal has re-opened following an ebola scare Thursday.

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Port Authority Bus Terminal has re-opened for regular service after a portionwas briefly shutdown Thursday when a passenger said he "may have ebola."

The sick man, arriving into a lower-level terminal that servicesgates 60 to 85, yelled he might have the highly contagious and deadlydisease as he arrived from Detriot, according to NBC4.

Port Authority Bus Terminal announced the closure around 5 p.m.


He was transported to Bellvue, but authorities said there is not indication he is infected with ebola.

The gates were closed "out of an abudance of caution for cleaning," a spokesman for Port Authority Bus Terminal told NBC4.

The terminal was re-opened by 6:15 p.m.


 

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