Patient in Sweden is feared to have been struck down with the killer virus after vomiting blood following a trip to Africa.
- A patient in Sweden is feared to have been struck down with Ebola, health officials in the country have warned.
- The patient, who local reports suggest is a ‘younger man’, is currently in isolation at the University Hospital in Uppsala.
- Doctors treating the man, whose symptoms including blood in his vomit and stools, say he is awake and his blood pressure is normal.
- Test results expected tonight will confirm if he does have Ebola – considered one of the most lethal pathogens in existence.
- Ebola killed 11,000 people and ravaged West Africa during an epidemic between 2014-15. One case was detected in Spain, Italy and the UK, respectively.