Two discharged after testing negative for Ebola at KNH
12 November 2014, 10:35
Nairobi - Doctors at the Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) discharged two people who were admitted at the hospital after they were suspected of having the deadly Ebola virus.
A statement from the hospital said the two were discharged after a team of specialists gave them a clean bill of health after their blood tested negative of the virus.
“It was a great relieve to the Ebola response medical team who were attending to the patients,” the statement read in part.
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The two, a Kenyan and a Congolese who is a UN employee who came through the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and had traveled to Guinea and interacted with people from Liberia.
They bring the number to over ten of all the suspected Ebola cases received at KNH since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
KNH also said that the new construction of the first Ebola and other infectious diseases isolation facility is ongoing and will be complete in the next few weeks.
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