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Press Statement: Suspected case of Ebola in Berlin not confirmed

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Results of Ebola Blood Test Announced

All tests carried out to detect the Ebola virus in a female patient who presented yesterday to the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin were negative. Soon after admission to the Infectious Disease Ward, microscopic tests revealed the presence of a malarial infection and the appropriate treatment was subsequently initiated. “The patient is doing well under the circumstances”, according to Prof. Dr. Norbert Suttorp, Medical Department Director, Division of Infectiology and Pneumonology (including Pneumonological Oncology) of the Charité.


Manuela Zingl
Deputy Press Spokesperson
Corporate Communications Division
Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin
t: +49 30 450 570 400

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