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Ebola Scotland

First Ebola case in Scotland

29 Dec, 2014

Scotland confirms its first case of Ebola as a health care worker returning from Sierra Leone. Scottish health agency NHS Scotland statement:

The patient was admitted to hospital early in the morning after feeling unwell and was placed into isolation at 7.50 a.m. All possible contacts with the patient are now being investigated and anyone deemed to be at risk will be contacted and closely monitored. However, having been diagnosed in the very early stages of the illness, the risk to others is considered extremely low.