Malawi ebola screening on 244 Ilala passengers come back negative at Nkhatabay Hospital

No Ebaola in malawiNkatabay, Malawi, January 26 (MaraviPost):Ebola results following mandatory screening conducted on 244 people at the Nkhatabay District hospital have come back negative, officials have said. 

“Intensive screening for ebola on people who had disembarked from the MV Ilala came out negative for the virus” District Heath Officer for Nkhata Bay Dr. Albert Mkandawire said with a sigh of relief during a press briefing. 

We reported yesterday that there were heightened fears among people living in Malawi’s tourist district of Nkhatabay following reports that a Mozambican national suspected of showing Ebola signs had been quarantined at the district’s hospital.


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