Correction: No Dane was quarantined on Ebola suspicion

Communications Disease expert Dr. Narumon Sawanpanyalert of Thailand’s Public Health Ministry told ScandAsia that she was misquoted by the National News Bureau of Thailand as saying a 52-year-old Danish man quarantined on suspicion of being infected by Ebola virus since September 11. The patient is actually a Dutchman, the doctor said. ebola alert

The doctor said the man was found to be free of Ebola after the Public Health Ministry experts received a second blood test that showed negative result for Ebola.

Naruomon said Thailand remains safe and free from the current Ebola outbreak originating from West Africa.

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