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Romania: Suspected Ebola patient cleared of virus disease01:12

Romania: Suspected Ebola patient cleared of virus disease

Romania, Bucharest
August 10, 2014 at 21:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

Doctors excluded the possibility of Ebola infecting one suspected patient in Bucharest on Sunday. The patient, a 51 year old man who was admitted to hospital with fever and nausea, recently returned from a business trip to Nigeria. The man and his family were placed under a 21 day preventive quarantine.

Doctors at the Matei Bals Institute for Infectious Disease are not commenting on the mans illness, as the patient has not signed an agreement enabling them to release information to the media. The man will still remain under surveillance in an airtight ward, as doctors are investigating him for not one but two conditions that may have caused the symptoms. The doctors have however ruled out the possibility of Ebola with a probability of 99%.

According to Romanian doctors, there is no evidence pointing to an Ebola outbreak in Nigeria.

Romania: Suspected Ebola patient cleared of virus disease01:12
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Doctors excluded the possibility of Ebola infecting one suspected patient in Bucharest on Sunday. The patient, a 51 year old man who was admitted to hospital with fever and nausea, recently returned from a business trip to Nigeria. The man and his family were placed under a 21 day preventive quarantine.

Doctors at the Matei Bals Institute for Infectious Disease are not commenting on the mans illness, as the patient has not signed an agreement enabling them to release information to the media. The man will still remain under surveillance in an airtight ward, as doctors are investigating him for not one but two conditions that may have caused the symptoms. The doctors have however ruled out the possibility of Ebola with a probability of 99%.

According to Romanian doctors, there is no evidence pointing to an Ebola outbreak in Nigeria.

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