India isolates man with Ebola-infected semen

A man moves down the escalator at the arrivals section of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Wednesday, November 19. A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi airport after traces of the virus were found in his semen, according to India's Health Ministry. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 5,100 people have died there, according to the World Health Organization. Photo Credit: CNN World
A man moves down the escalator at the arrivals section of the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Wednesday, November 19. A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi airport after traces of the virus were found in his semen, according to India’s Health Ministry. Health officials say the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever. More than 5,100 people have died there, according to the World Health Organization. Photo Credit: CNN World

New Delhi, India (CNN) — An Ebola survivor has been quarantined in India after his semen tested positive for the virus, health officials there have announced.

The 26-year-old man, an Indian national, traveled to New Delhi from Liberia on November 10, almost two months after he was hospitalized in the West African nation after showing symptoms of the illness, India’s health ministry said in a statement.

Written by: HARMEET SHAH SINGH – continue at CNN WORLD

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