Government rules out Ebola following death at KNH
23 December 2011, 17:35
Nairobi - Investigations done by the Kenya Medical Research Institute(KEMRI) and Centres for Disease Control(CDC) to establish the cause of death of a 29 year old lady who on Thursday bled to death have ruled out Ebola, Capital News reports.
The results also came out negative for all other viral hemorrhagic fever viruses like Rift Valley fever, yellow fever, dengue and Marburg.
Director of Public Health Shahnaaz Sharif said on Friday that the tests also confirmed that the patient, Gladys Muthoni was not bleeding from eyes, nose and mouth as had earlier been indicated.
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