Australian Nurse Showing Symptoms of Ebola

There were fears today that Ebola has reached Australia after a nurse developed symptoms of the virus. Sue Ellen Kovack, who had been working with the Red Cross in Sierra Leone, one of the worst affected countries, returned to Australia on Tuesday before developing the symptoms, Breitbart reports.

The Australian reports that she has developed a fever, prompting her to contact authorities who admitted her to hospital in the city of Cairns.

Jeanette Young, Chief Health Officer for Queensland, she that she has not yet shown other symptoms, but the case was still being treated as suspected Ebola as a precautionary measure.

via Australian Nurse Showing Symptoms of Ebola, Prompting Fears the Disease has Spread Further.

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