All clear after first Ebola scare

Close shave: The Block 8 Clinic where the suspected Ebola victim was hospitalised. PIC: TSELE TSEBETSAME
Close shave: The Block 8 Clinic where the suspected Ebola victim was hospitalised. PIC: TSELE TSEBETSAME

Local health authorities have declared a Liberian student, who was last week taken in for Ebola tests, free of the deadly disease, as an Ebola base is established at Block 8 Clinic.

Yesterday, Head of the District Health Management Team, Godfrey Simonga told Mmegi that there was no need for panic as tests had cleared the Botswana College of Agriculture student.

The student (name known to this publication) is a Liberian citizen who is currently studying at the College. She had returned back to Liberia for a short vacation and upon returning to Botswana, triggered tests by local health authorities who feared she could have contracted the deadly disease during her return home.

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