“As the Ebola outbreak in west Africa kills 70 per cent of patients and authorities fear up to 1.4 million could be infected by January 2015…” – YT
“Federal MP Bob Katter says a Cairns woman suspected of having been infected with the deadly Ebola virus has put the nation at risk because of her “humanitarian ambitions”.
“The outspoken MP, whose electorate of Kennedy includes the southern area of Cairns and the Cairns airport, has slammed quarantine authorities after it emerged a 57-year-old nurse who had worked for the Red Cross in Sierra Leone was being tested for Ebola.
“Registered nurse Sue-Ellen Kovack returned to Australia at the weekend after a month working in Sierra Leone, one of the countries hardest hit by the epidemic which has so far claimed almost 3900 lives across five west African countries.”
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