Ebola virus still present in semen of recovered Indian man

November 19, 2014 6:09 AM

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A 26-year-old Indian man is being kept in isolation in New Delhi more than a month after he recovered from Ebola in Liberia because his semen tested positive for the disease, India's Ministry of Health said Tuesday. The man arrived in New Delhi on Nov. 10. Three blood samples taken from the man over the next three days tested negative for the Ebola virus. Officials then decided to test additional bodily fluids for signs of the disease, and a semen sample tested positive. According to the World Health Organization, men can transmit the virus through their semen for up to seven weeks after recovering from Ebola.

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