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Health Authorities: Temperature of Nigerian Quarantined Earlier Returned to Normal

In news related to the Ebola virus, on October 17, 2014, the Municipal Health Bureau in the city of Ningbo announced that the temperature of the Nigerian man who had been quarantined earlier returned to normal. On the afternoon of October 16, after landing from Taiwan around 6:00 pm local time, the Nigerian man was found to have a slight fever and was taken to a Ningbo hospital for observation. 

Regarding the overall issue of how Ebola may effect China, according to customs officials in charge of the ports in Guangdong Province, Guangdong ports are considered high risk. Of all the ports in China, those in Guangdong Province have the largest number of passengers entering China from African countries, the current location of the Ebola outbreak. For example, the Guangzhou airport, Guangdong Province, is one of the busiest airports with over 160 direct flights from Africa and about 41,000 people entering into China every month. In addition, there are large numbers of people from Africa visiting China via Hong Kong, Qatar, and other international hubs. 

China News, October 17, 2014
October 16, 2014