Delhi: Indian National Undergoes Treatment for Ebola
New Delhi, Nov. 18 (ANI): An Indian national, who was travelling from Liberia and had successfully undergone treatment related to the Ebola Virus Disease has been quarantined at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here.
The 26-year-old was carrying a medical certificate from the Liberian Ministry of Health and Social Welfare which started that he had been declared free of any clinical signs and symptoms of the disease. However, he has been isolated at the Airport Health Organization’s Quarantine Centre as a matter of precaution.
“This case was of a high risk patient. He had already undergone treatment for the Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia. However, we put him in isolation as a matter of precaution. He underwent several tests and all were negative. As of now, we have taken a test of his body fluids,” Union Health Minister JP Nadda told ANI.
“The situation is under control. There is no need to panic,” he added. (ANI)