A 27-year-old man returning from Freetown, Sierra Leone has been quarantined at the Ho Chi Minh City Tropical Hospital with symptoms of suspected Ebola, according to Vietnam press (computer translated).
When he arrived at Tan Son Nhat airport on Feb. 11, his temperature was checked and the symptoms of high fever, dry cough, shortness of breath and fatigue were demonstrated.
According to the report, PCR testing was negative for Ebola and he was later diagnosed with tuberculosis.
The patient was a photographer in Sierra Leone since 2012.
Worldwide, there have been 28,639 cases of Ebola virus disease and 11,316 deaths through Jan. 31 since the outbreak started in Dec. 2013, according to the World Health Organization.
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