Aid worker evacuated to Sweden to be tested for Ebola infection

January 6, 2015 1:39 am 

STOCKHOLM, Jan. 5 — An aid worker who cared for Ebola patients in West Africa has been evacuated to Sweden on suspicion of being infected with Ebola virus, Swedish daily newspaper Sydsvenskan reported on Sunday.

The woman is being tested for the disease at Skane University Hospital.

According to Sydsvenskan, a plastic glove was reportedly broken while the woman nursed sick patients.

No patients have so far been diagnosed with Ebola in Sweden, Sydsvenskan writes. (PNA/Xinhua)

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