Ebola reaches India: Man tests positive for the deadly virus in Delhi

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New Delhi, Nov 18: An Indian national returning from Liberia has tested positive for Ebola and has been quarantined in the capital.

26-year-old man has tested positive for the virus which has claimed over 4000 deaths so far. The man, who reached here on Nov 10, was already treated for the deadly disease and carried no symptoms but tests of his semen samples turned out to be positive which prompted the authorities to put him under isolation.

Delhi: Man tests positive for Ebola

This is the first confirmed case of Ebola, though the victim contracted the virus abroad and has already been treated, reported PTI.

"The situation is under control and there is no need for any alarm. However all precautions are being taken in this regard," the ministry said in a statement.

India has been on high alert ever since Ebola claimed thousands of lives in West Africa. Passengers arriving from the West African countries were thoroughly screened across all the major airports in the country.

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