Passenger from West Africa isolated in Sydney

A PERSON has been isolated at a Sydney hospital after stepping off a flight from West Africa with a “low grade temperature”.

The patient was placed in isolation at Sydney’s Westmead Hospital after returning from Sierra Leone which is currently afflicted by a deadly epidemic of the Ebola virus.

It’s understood the passenger presented a low grade temperature during a routine screening shortly after touching down.


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The patient was taken to hospital for clinical assessment where they will be tested for Ebola. 

There is no further information available at this time.

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