Toronto-area hospital treating Nigeria traveler with flu-like symptoms

Last Updated: Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 05:46

A Toronto-area hospital is treating a patient with fever and flu-like symptoms who recently visited Nigeria, where a state of emergency has been declared over the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

CBC News said on Friday that the patient has been isolated at the Brampton, Ontario hospital, as a precautionary measure.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday that West Africa`s Ebola epidemic constituted an international health emergency and the virus, which has killed nearly 1,000 people, could continue spreading for months.

Reuters

First Published: Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 05:46

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