Currency converter
^
News Feed
News Search Topics
ОК
Use filter
You can filter your feed,
by choosing only interesting
sections.
Loading

Nigerian student with suspected Ebola virus contacted 24 foreign students

October 28, 2014, 14:37 UTC+3 Penza
The 22-year-old Nigerian student suspected to manifest the symptoms of the Ebola virus arrived in Russia's Penza on October 17
1 pages in this article
© ITAR-TASS/Artiom Geodakyan

Penza, October 28. /TASS/. A Nigerian student hospitalized in Russia's Penza with suspected Ebola virus has been in contact with 24 foreign students, chief doctor of the Penza region center of specialized medical care Sergey Rybalkin said on Tuesday. These students have been put in quarantine, he said.

The African student was taken to hospital on Monday. He arrived in the region on October 17.

The 22-year-old Nigerian student suspected to manifest the symptoms of the Ebola virus has tested negative. However, the hospital will wait for the results of the analyses: they will be ready on October 30, Rybalkin said.

The region’s chief epidemiologist, Valentina Kalinkina, said the condition of the patient had improved.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), as of October 25, the number of those infected with the Ebola virus exceeded 10,000. Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are the hardest hit by the deadly virus.

Show more
In other media
Реклама
Реклама