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British healthcare worker being monitored for Ebola

A British military healthcare worker has returned to England for Ebola monitoring.

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Needlestick injury 'means Ebola could be carried into blood'

A British healthcare worker is currently being monitored for Ebola, after sustaining a needlestick injury whilst treating a patient in Sierra Leone.

Professor Jonathan Ball from the University of Nottingham, an expert in blood viruses and Ebola, said the nature of the injury means the virus could potentially be delivered straight into the bloodstream.

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