BOSTON (CBS) – Boston hospitals are training staff to be on the lookout for warning signs of the ebola virus, which kills 90 percent of people infected.

A doctor who died from the disease in Liberia had moved there from Minnesota to work as a government official.

READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments

He was headed back to the the United States to see his wife and three small children when he got sick during a stop in Nigeria.

READ MORE: 2 Hanover Street Banks Robbed Within 10-Minute Timeframe

Some Boston hospitals are now telling staff to get travel histories from patients who may have symptoms and isolate those who may have been exposed.

MORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment Soon?

MORE LOCAL NEWS FROM CBS BOSTON
[display-posts category=”local” wrapper=”ul” posts_per_page=”4?”]