Via cBC News: Ebola test negative for Brampton, Ont., man hospitalized after Nigeria trip. Excerpt:
The patient with flu-like symptoms who recently visited Nigeria and was put into isolation at an Ontario hospital has tested negative for the deadly Ebola virus.
Ontario's Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Eric Hoskins confirmed that the man, who recently travelled to Canada from West Africa, where the outbreak has prompted states of emergency, is now "doing well" and anticipated to have a "full and speedy recovery."
"I can now confirm a recent case that underwent testing at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg was found to test negative for Ebola virus disease," Hoskins said in a release, posted to the Ontario ministry's website.
The man had complained of fever, headache, muscle pain and malaise.
Brampton Civic Hospital had instituted heightened infection-control procedures after the patient was admitted.
Hoskins said health professionals responded appropriately and showed "our system worked as it should."
Meanwhile, Xinhua reports that a Nigerian man in Hong Kong is being tested for Ebola.