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  • England - Initial test on patient is negative for ebola - London

    http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/health/article4240714.ece

    A suspected ebola patient is being kept in isolation at a London hospital, Public Health England said last night.

    Doctors are awaiting the results of tests on the unnamed person to establish if they are carrying the virus -which would be the first case of ebola diagnosed in Britain.

    According to The Sun the patient was admitted to Kings College Hospital, North London, yesterday displaying symptoms of the disease.
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    Re: Suspected ebola patient being kept at London hospital

    It is nearly two hours since the initial report from The Times. I haven't seen any other news outlets pick this up yet or an update from The Times.

    The link in the original post now points to another story now so I would say this report could be suspect.

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      Re: Suspected ebola patient being kept at London hospital

      Originally posted by nola_mnr
      It is nearly two hours since the initial report from The Times. I haven't seen any other news outlets pick this up yet or an update from The Times.

      The link in the original post now points to another story now so I would say this report could be suspect.
      Test results are negative.

      http://www.standard.co.uk/news/londo...e-9803452.html

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      • #4
        Re: England - Man tests negative for ebola in London

        I thought you had to have 2 tests, days apart?

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        • #5
          Re: England - Man tests negative for ebola in London

          Yes. I will change the title to include "initial".

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