Dublin hospital finds woman did not have Ebola

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A woman admitted to a Dublin hospital to see if she had Ebola did not have the virus.

The woman was brought from a house in west Dublin to the national isolation unit at the Mater Hospital on Monday.

She had been assessed as being at a low-level risk of having Ebola, but was admitted to hospital as a precaution.

Contingency plans are in place in the event of a case of Ebola in the Republic of Ireland.

There have been a number of alerts over people presenting Ebola-like symptoms, but to date, no case has been found.