Woman with Ebola symptoms cleared in Ivory Coast


A new laboratory test has found no evidence of Ebola in the samples of a patient who was thought to be Ivory Coast’s first case of the disease in 25 years.

The world health organization (WHO) says it now considers that the patient did not have the virus.

Further analysis on the actual cause of her illness is on-going.

The 18 year-old woman who had travelled from guinea showed symptoms of Ebola on arrival in Ivory Coast last month.

An initial test confirmed infection/ prompting the authorities in Abidjan to declare an outbreak.

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Robert Ngwira
Robert Ngwira
Attended Our Future Private Secondary School in Rumphi from 2006-2009 Holder of Diploma in Journalism from Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) Hobbies, reading newspapers, going out with friends, listening to radio and watching football. Email: info@faceofmalawi.com

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