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Swedish hospital investigating a suspected Ebola case, authorities say

Swedish hospital investigating a suspected Ebola case, authorities say

The unidentified patient was transferred by ambulance from Enköping hospital to the University teaching hospital at Uppsala which has a specialist infection clinic capable of treating them in isolation.

The patient, who is now in isolation, was first admitted at a hospital in Enköping - about 50 miles (80km) from Stockholm - before being transferred to Uppsala at around 7a.m. local time (1a.m. ET).

Doctors in the Uppsala hospital are now awaiting test results to see if their worst suspicions are confirmed.

He visited "mostly urban areas in Burundi, where there isn't thought to be any active Ebola as far as we know", Köhler said.

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Local newspaper the Upsala Nya Tidning reports their attempts to get comment from the hospital have been unanswered as the leadership team remain in a "crisis meeting". Other patients in need of emergency care are meanwhile advised to go to Uppsala University Hospital or Västmanland Hospital in Västerås. All major outbreaks have been in Africa, though isolated cases have been reported outside the continent.

The highly contagious Ebola virus causes a violent hemorrhagic fever, accompanied by vomiting, diarrhea, internal and external bleeding.

It did not confirm the person definitely had the Ebola virus and said "other diseases are quite possible".

Ebola is spread via contact with the bodily fluids of those infected.


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