UK military healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone

March 11, 2015 5:25 PM

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Wednesday a military healthcare worker had tested positive for Ebola while working in Sierra Leone and a decision would be taken soon on whether the individual should return home for treatment.

"An investigation into how the military worker was exposed to the virus is currently underway and tracing of individuals in recent contact with the diagnosed worker is being undertaken," Public Health England said in a statement.

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