Doctors examine patient for Ebola in Mumbwa

Doctors at Mumbwa District Hospital in Central province are investigating two cases of possible Ebola, the Watchdog understands. 

Hospital authorities are refusing to disclose details but sources say a man who recently travelled from Congo is been held in isolation as doctors are examining his disease to see if it is Ebola. Sources further say a nurse at the hospital has also shown signs of Ebola. 

The first suspected case involves a Congolese truck driver who recently entered the country and fell ill in Mumbwa.

He has been in isolation since Thursday September 4, 2014.

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