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Brazil Reports First Suspected Ebola Case

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Officials announced the first suspected case of Ebola in Brazil on Friday, October 10th. Recorded in the state of Paraná, on Thursday, October 9th, doctors transported the patient to Rio de Janeiro on the 10th for treatment at the Instituto Evandro Chagas, a known center in the country for treatment of infectious diseases.

The patient is Souleymane Bah, a forty-seven year old immigrant from Guinea, one of the three countries in west Africa most affected by the current Ebola outbreak.

Bah reportedly arrived in Brazil in September and on . . .

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