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Monday, December 29, 2014

Scotland Confirms First Case of Ebola

A health worker who was treating patients in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola in Scotland, the Scottish government announced today.

The health worker arrived in Scotland's Glasgow Airport on a British Airways flight at 11:30 p.m. last night after flying through Casablanca and London's Heathrow Airport.

The patient, who has not been identified, was admitted to the Brownlee Unit for Infectious Diseases at Gartnavel Hospital in Glasgow and placed in isolation at 7:50 a.m. local time.

His contacts are being identified and monitored, according to a statement from the Scottish government.


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