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Three Nigerians admitted to RML

Posted on Aug 16 2014 | IANS

New Delhi, Aug 16 : Three nationals from Ebola-affected Nigeria, who arrived here Saturday morning, have been admitted to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital for screening and treatment if required.

The three Nigerians, aged 79, 37 and 4 years had fever and their tests were being done at the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Delhi, an official release said here.

In addition to this, a 32-year-old Indian from Durg in Chhattisgarh who returned from Nigeria has been admitted to a hospital in Bhilai. His samples are also being tested at NCDC, the release said.

WHO has said air travel, even from Ebola-affected countries, is low-risk for transmission of the disease.

WHO has reported a total of 2,127 cases and 1,145 deaths due to Ebola from affected countries.

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