Disease

Ebola outbreak: Scotland confirms its 1st case

A health-care worker returning from Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and is receiving treatment in Glasgow, the Scottish government confirmed on Monday.

In a news release, the government said that “the risk to others is considered extremely low” because the patient was diagnosed in the very early stages of the illness. Officials are investigating everyone who possibly had contact with the patient and will monitor those deemed to be at risk.

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