UPDATE 2-UK military healthcare worker tests positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone

March 11, 2015 6:45 PM

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LONDON/FREETOWN, March 11 (Reuters) - Britain said on Wednesday a military healthcare worker had tested positive for Ebola while working in Sierra Leone and airport officials there said the patient would be flown home overnight.

"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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