World Possible Case of Ebola Virus Recorded in Saudi Arabia



The deadly #Ebola virus could have gotten to Saudi Arabia as officials are testing a patient who showed symptoms of the virus.

The invalid reportedly arrived the country on a flight from West Africa, where the disease is wrecking havoc at the moment.

Read excerpt from Daily Mail

Saudi Arabian health officials are testing a patient suspected of contracting the deadly Ebola virus as fears grow the disease is starting to spread beyond west Africa.

The Ebola epidemic has so far been contained to west African nations, where almost 900 people have died from more than 1600 confirmed cases.

But Saudi Arabia is now testing samples from a man who recently returned from a business trip to Sierra Leone for suspected Ebola infection, the Health Ministry said.

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