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Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by tdayof(m): 12:49pm On Jul 30, 2014
A man has been tested for ebola in the uk – increasing fears over the threat posed to Britain from the deadly disease.

He was tested at a hospital in Birmingham after arriving back in the uk from nigeria via Paris.

Fortunately the man was given the all-clear after tests, the Daily Mail reports, but the scare has sharpened focus on the possible spread of the virus to Britain.

Meanwhile, doctors fear ebola victim Patrick Sawyer may have sparked a worldwide spread of the killer disease after being allowed on two flights while infected.

And tonight a desperate race was on to find dozens of passengers who flew on the same jets as the 40-year-old American.

British doctors and border officials have been warned to be on the lookout for people in the uk showing signs of the disease.

Mr Sawyer was allowed to board an ASKY Airlines flight in Liberia, where ebola is rife, despite vomiting and suffering from ­diarrhoea. His sister was recently killed by the virus.

Protection: The disease is a global threat

He had a stopover in Ghana then changed planes in Togo and flew to the international travel hub of Lagos in nigeria. The dad-of-three died five days after arriving in the city.

Lancaster University virologist Derek ­Gatherer said passengers, crew and airport ground staff who came into contact with Mr Sawyer could be in “pretty serious danger”. ebola is fatal in 90% of cases.

Doctors have identified 59 people who were near him and have tested 20. But they are struggling to find the others, who could have flown to anywhere in the world from Lagos.

There were today questions over how Liberian government worker Mr Sawyer was let on flights while clearly showing symptoms of ebola – which has killed 672 people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone since it broke out in February.

Experts from Public Health England have met uk Border Agency officials to make sure staff are aware of the signs to look for in ebola sufferers.

PHE has also used its national medical alert system to advise all uk doctors to “remain vigilant for unexplained illness in those who have visited the affected area”.

Symptoms include vomiting and ­diarrhoea, fever, weakness, headache and sore throat.

Those struck down can also suffer internal and external bleeding. The virus is spread through human contact. There is no cure.

PHE director of global health Dr Brian McCloskey described the ebola outbreak as the most “acute emergency” facing Britain.

The expert said he had briefed David Cameron.

He added: “When these things start to escalate we work with everybody to ensure they are aware of what needs to happen.”

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http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/ebola-man-tested-deadly-virus-3933743
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by Asek1(m): 1:21pm On Jul 30, 2014
Quarantine him sharparly

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by azpekuliar(m): 5:23pm On Jul 30, 2014
Thankfully he's been given the all-clear. Hope our border control agencies are taking a cue.

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by superior1: 5:24pm On Jul 30, 2014
Something worth fearing than AIDS, may God save us all

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by sirjohnson(m): 5:25pm On Jul 30, 2014
What??
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by silverprince413(m): 5:25pm On Jul 30, 2014
All we hear now is ebola.. It is well with our soul

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by psychologist(m): 5:25pm On Jul 30, 2014
shocked

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by naughtylagosguy(m): 5:25pm On Jul 30, 2014
Ebola is now becoming a serious threat worldwide. It is no longer confined to West Africa. God please deliver us from this virus.

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by Arosa(m): 5:25pm On Jul 30, 2014
Asek1: Quarantine him sharparly
Fortunately the man was given the all-clear after tests

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by Nobody: 5:25pm On Jul 30, 2014
[size=50pt]jesus! I dont wanna die cry cry cry cry cry cry[/size]

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by silverprince413(m): 5:26pm On Jul 30, 2014
[quote author=azpekuliar].[/quoteold man]
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by sweetguy10(m): 5:26pm On Jul 30, 2014
Woooooaaaaaaahhhh ! this is serious than I took it to be
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by Nobody: 5:27pm On Jul 30, 2014
shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked shocked
Choi.
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by frainc(m): 5:27pm On Jul 30, 2014
Make I talk am for pigin make all this mumuni take understand

Dem say the naija man NO GET e-bola at all at all

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by bettydee(f): 5:27pm On Jul 30, 2014
Na wa o, e be like say people don dey fear ebola pass boko guys nw o.

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by amakufrancis(m): 5:27pm On Jul 30, 2014
jeez, ebola? Awooh!! No more flight frm 9ja to uk. Smh

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by Gooci(m): 5:27pm On Jul 30, 2014
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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by mstik(f): 5:28pm On Jul 30, 2014
This disease is even worse than AIDS and if it eventually spreads, it will be a worse epidemic than the black death

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by tigonana: 5:28pm On Jul 30, 2014
Ye mogbe shocked
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by akpanikpe(m): 5:28pm On Jul 30, 2014
Boko bois no dey rain for NL again, na Adebola Ebola now abi?

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by lilprinze: 5:28pm On Jul 30, 2014
hmmm diz virus iz even more deadly dan cancer

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by ademoladeji(m): 5:28pm On Jul 30, 2014
Booked!!!
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by 9jahubcom(m): 5:28pm On Jul 30, 2014
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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by IAMBREEZY: 5:29pm On Jul 30, 2014
Goddamnit!!!
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by akpanikpe(m): 5:29pm On Jul 30, 2014
frainc: No name
And you believe say na naija man
I wonder.
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by blogexpert12(m): 5:29pm On Jul 30, 2014
hmm
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by YoursGEJ(m): 5:29pm On Jul 30, 2014
Ebokini?
Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by Nobody: 5:29pm On Jul 30, 2014
The Ebola outbreak doesn't sound threatening to me cos i believe that in a couple of months now, Science would rear its head and Ebola would be a thing of the past....

Not only science... We need the help of God... grin grin

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by akereconfi: 5:30pm On Jul 30, 2014
God please send Ebola to Sambisa

This should be the Prayer Requests on our lips now

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Re: Man From Nigeria Tested For Ebola In The UK by ElFenomeno1: 5:30pm On Jul 30, 2014
Asek1: Quarantine him sharparly

Did you read the post at all?

It said he has been tested and given the all clear.... Gasbag, next time be sure to read posts before vomitting all over the forum!

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