Monday, 14 October 2019

Sweden Ebola: Patient tested in Malmo hospital

A patient is being tested for a possible case of the Ebola virus at a hospital in Malmo in southern Sweden.

Skane University hospital told the BBC that Ebola was "not a likely diagnosis". The patient had come into the hospital with symptoms of fever.

Maria Josephsson, head of Skane's infectious diseases department, said tests were being carried out because of where the patient had been staying.

An ongoing Ebola outbreak in DR Congo has claimed more than 2,100 lives.

Another case was confirmed in Uganda earlier this year.

On Tuesday Ms Josephsson told the BBC: "The patient is kept in isolation. We don´t know the exact time for the test results."

Ebola basics: What you need to know
Standard procedures were being followed and Ebola could not be ruled out until there was a negative result, she said.

Read 6 times
Rate this item
(0 votes)
Login to post comments
Brexit: EU gives go-ahead for
EU countries have given the go-ahead for more "intensified"
Canada election: Key moments
For the first time, all Canada's main party leaders were on
US blacklists China
The US has blacklisted 28 Chinese organisations for their
German lorry attack in
An attack on motorists in the western town of Limburg is
Sweden Ebola: Patient tested
A patient is being tested for a possible case of the Ebola
Extinction Rebellion: PM
Extinction Rebellion protesters on the streets of London
Macron: EU Brexit deal
The EU will decide at the end of the week whether a Brexit
Kansas City: Manhunt after
Four people have been killed in a shooting at a bar in

Features


cache/resized/42ad9aebc0ade9bb1e09d84bdbde68f2.jpg
A man has been
cache/resized/f581ce10554be9d86c5e1bdbb21518bf.jpg
Researchers say
cache/resized/0a665575691932a2d0ffe8e0f3d1a88f.jpg
A law introducing
cache/resized/bdf1c5362e4a36745bbd1d9da16809f1.jpg
US scientists are
cache/resized/d8402c0a2a72bd474b938d6ac8d61dc4.jpg
The Yazidi

Hot News

Featured photos and videos

cache/resized/dfff2ae49c29c9a745a3dd544ea82b1f.jpg
An explosion has caused a fire on an Iranian
cache/resized/3edb77c3b3d7f6229cebe66620407321.jpg
For the first time, all Canada's main party
cache/resized/462f55e1122f30dcb72342279c712eb1.jpg
The US has blacklisted 28 Chinese organisations
cache/resized/c12ad78b67cd37e9a45a4631e504835b.jpg
An attack on motorists in the western town of
cache/resized/c3bb2926dd970c31e67225aebe9a5118.jpg
A patient is being tested for a possible case of
cache/resized/574d1b121e9f5a6f4e9d998fda139102.jpg
Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has spoken
cache/resized/c9d5b3d5c197c472f6ff7df43823d919.jpg
While in the past few years protests in Iraq have
cache/resized/259b6d073d7bf69ee36ccff4a6304ca2.jpg
Four people have been killed in a shooting at a
Template Settings

Color

For each color, the params below will give default values
Black Blue Brow Green Cyan

Body

Background Color
Text Color
Layout Style
Select menu
Google Font
Body Font-size
Body Font-family