Deadly Ebola Virus; 6 people suspected to have been exposed to Ebola Virus rushed to hospital in Delhi, India

Ebola Virus

Six passengers who arrived in Delhi from Liberia on Tuesday have been taken to the Ram Manohar Lohia hospital. These passengers are suspected to have been exposed to the Ebola virus.

The six people will be quarantined at the hospital, where a check up will be done. They were made to wear protective boots and masks while being taken to the hospital.

The Health Ministry has set up two medical teams at the Delhi airport to screen passengers. A total of 114 people are expected to arrive from Liberia in Delhi and Mumbai on Tuesday.

Earlier, a 32-year-old man who recently arrived from Lagos in Nigeria, in Mumbai, had tested negative for the Ebola virus.

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 1,200 people since it began in December, 2013, the World Health Organisation has said.

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