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***Patient at Brampton, Ont., hospital tests negative for deadly Ebola virus after trip to Nigeria***

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A patient who was placed in the Isolation unit of a Toronto-area hospital has tested negative for the often deadly Ebola virus.
Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins broke the news in a statement he issued this morning.

“I can now confirm a recent case that underwent testing at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg was found to test negative for Ebola virus disease,” he said in a release.

The person was admitted to Brampton Civic Hospital with flu-like symptoms after returning from Nigeria, one of the West African nations currently battling an Ebola outbreak that has killed nearly 1,000 people.

Hoskins says in the release that he is glad to hear the patient is doing well, and wishes him a speedy recovery.

Initial symptoms of Ebola are similar to several more common diseases, such as the flu, and health care providers have been advised
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Added: Aug-11-2014 Occurred On: Aug-11-2014
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