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A patient at Northampton General Hospital, who was being treated in isolation as a precaution, has tested negative for Ebola, Public Health England said today.
Tests on a female patient at Northampton General Hospital have shown Ebola "is considered unlikely", the hospital said.
Public Health England (PHE) said it was "considered unlikely" a female patient being tested for Ebola at Northampton General Hospital had contracted the deadly virus.
PHE wrote on its official Twitter page:
Northampton General Hospital has confirmed a patient has been admitted with a suspected case of Ebola.
Tests are being carried out on a woman who has recently travelled abroad.
Staff at the hospital say they have isolated the patient and are confident they've taken all necessary precautions and they have stressed there is no risk to the public.
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Northampton General Hospital has confirmed a woman has been admitted with a suspected case of Ebola.