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Vietnam isolates three passengers from Ebola-hit nation

Three Vietnamese people who arrived in Tan Son Nhat International Airport on September 10 from Ebola-hit Liberia, were hospitalized and being isolated in the Tropical Disease.

The hospital said on September 11 that they are workers of printing industry in Monrovia in Liberia and two of them hail from the central province of Quang Nam while the other one comes from Quang Ngai province in the central.

They left Liberia for Vietnam on September 8 and entered Vietnam two day later and were found to have a fever by the temperature monitoring machine.

Looking at their health declaration forms, medical workers decided to isolate them in line with regulations of the Health Ministry.

To date, all of them are in stable health conditions while the Ebola-suspected person has recovered from fever, doctors at the hospital said. They will leave the hospital after 24 hours in isolation if they have no symptoms of Ebola.

By Tuong Lam – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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