HSE – No suspected cases of Ebola in Ireland

ebolaThe HSE says there are no confirmed, or suspected, cases of Ebola in Ireland.

It was reported the isolation unit at the Mater was being prepared for the arrival of a patient suspected to have the disease.

However in a statement this morning the HSE says the unit is used for a variety of infectious diseases.

World wide figures show the disease has killed more than one-thousand-people - with almost two-thousand confirmed cases.

However the HSE says there are no confirmed or suspected cases here.