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Woman with Ebola Symptoms Dies in Abu Dhabi Airport - Reports

 

DUBAI, August 18 (RIA Novosti) - A woman flying from Nigeria to India for cancer treatment died in the transit zone of the Abu Dhabi airport while exhibiting Ebola-like symptoms, United Arab Emirates media reported Monday.

The 35-year-old woman started feeling sick during her transit at the airport on Sunday. The airport's medical staff examined the patient and stated that her symptoms consistent with the deadly Ebola virus currently ravaging Nigeria and several other western and central African countries.

The woman died the same day. Six people, including the doctors and the woman's husband have been isolated and are being observed. No symptoms of the virus have been detected in them. The UAE Health Ministry says the passengers from the same flight are out of risk.

 

 

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"No symptoms of the virus have been detected in them."

How do they establish that?

"The UAE Health Ministry says the passengers from the same flight are out of risk."

Because the woman was in a seperate room??