Congo Confirms Its First Cases Of Ebola; British Patient Flown To The U.K For Treatment
The Congolese government has come forward to officially announce that its recorded the first set of Ebola cases in its country.
According to the country’s health Minister, Felix Kabange Numbi, said 8 people have tested positive to the deadly virus.
“The results are positive. The Ebola virus is confirmed in DRC,” Mr Numbi told AFP.
Meanwhile the British health worker who tested positive to the deadly virus in Sierra Leone has arrived back in the UK on board an RAF jet.
The 29 year old Nurse William Pooley landed at London’s RAF Northolt in a specially-equipped C-17 aircraft today and was transported to an isolation unit at the Royal Free Hospital in north London.