Lebanon: Beirut hospital testing patient for Ebola

October 23, 2014 17:00

A hospital in Beirut was testing a patient for Ebola who showed symptoms of the deadly virus, a hospital official told Lebanon's The Daily Star on Thursday.

According to the official, test results would not be released for at least two days, during which time the patient will be kept in quarantine. "We will announce the results as soon as they are issued," the Daily Star quoted Health Minister Wael Abu Faour as telling media about the patient being screened for Ebola.

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