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Woman with Ebola-like symptoms taken to hospital in Berlin: Media

Published on Aug 19, 2014 8:36 PM
 
Policemen and emergency doctors stand in front of the employment center in Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg district on Aug 19, 2014, where a woman received medical treatment after she was suspected to have been infected with Ebola. Emergency services in Berlin cordoned off a job centre and took a woman with Ebola-like symptoms, including high fever, to hospital, German media reported, citing ambulance workers. -- PHOTO: AFP

BERLIN (Reuters) - Emergency services in Berlin cordoned off a job centre and took a woman with Ebola-like symptoms, including high fever, to hospital, German media reported, citing ambulance workers.

There was no immediate official information on the woman's identity or symptoms, nor on whether she had travelled from the epidemic area in West Africa.

Reuters reporters on the scene said other people at the job centre had been allowed to leave.

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