Ebola in Senegal is now being reported by health authorities there. This case occurred in a 21 year old student from Guinea and was discovered one week after Senegal closed its borders to the African nations most hard hit by the outbreak.
The patient was discovered when he presented to health officials for a checkup. He is now being kept in isolation at Fann Hospital.
Ebola presents with non-specific symptoms initially and can progress to hemorrhage and cardiac, liver, and renal failure.