08/08/2014 06:39 EDT | Updated 10/08/2014 05:59 EDT

Ont. hospital treats patient, who recently visited Nigeria, for flu-like symptoms

A hospital in Brampton, Ont., has instituted heightened infection control procedures after a patient who had recently visited Nigeria was brought in with fever and flu-like symptoms.

Nigeria is one of the countries affected by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

The patient has been isolated at William Osler Health System’s Brampton Civic Hospital, which Peel Region health officials stress is purely precautionary given the patient’s travel history.

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