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Suspected Ebola Case Reported in Beninese Capital.

Cotonou, Shawwal 12, 1435, Aug 8, 2014, SPA -- A patient coming from Nigeria admitted at a hospital in Port Novo, Benin's capital, has all physical symptoms of a person infected with Ebola virus, deputy director in Benin's health ministry Aboubacar Moufililatou said on Thursday.

Speaking on national television, the health ministry official said the suspected case will be confirmed after analysis of his blood samples has been completed.

"This patient from Nigeria is under control and samples of his blood have been taken to a specialized laboratory," Xinhua quoted Moufililatou as saying.

--SPA

12:53 LOCAL TIME 09:53 GMT

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