Ebola fears in Sudan’s oilfields spread

Fears have spread in the oil-rich Sudanese state of West Kordofan after four suspected cases of Ebola were alleged among oil workers in the area, medical sources disclosed on Saturday. The sources confirmed that two civilians died from an infection in El Muglad city , and two other infected remain in the hospital of El Fula, West Kordofan.

They claimed that the cases were all showed symptoms of Ebola may qualify for the deadly virus.

Medical source from El Fula hospital said that the hospital treated the two patients the same as patients with hemorrhagic fever.

“The two cases are now isolated and receiving treatment as hemorrhagic fever till further blood investigation diagnosis about the type of the hemorrhagic fever� he added.

Sudanese authorities have repeatedly denied any cases of Ebola in the country despite many local media reports indicated that there are suspected cases in Darfur region.

The United Nations and Africa Union mission in Darfur (UNAMID) has raised its precaution measures to prevent any transmission of the virus through its personnel from the West Africa countries.

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Eric Write head editor and chief at The Pluto Daily