A woman was rushed to hospital and hundreds of people were quarantined today after she showed symptoms of Ebola virus infection in a jobcenter in Germany.

As many as 600 visitors and staff at the employment office building in Berlin were also stopped from leaving for several hours as emergency services sealed off part of the street.

The mass-circulation daily Bild said the woman had fainted, that she hailed from Nigeria and that she said later that she had recently been in contact with people infected with Ebola.

Several people who had been with the woman inside the building in the north-eastern district of Prenzlauer Berg were later taken to hospital for testing.

Berlin fire department spokesman Rolf Erbe said that because the patient came from ‘an area affected by a highly contagious disease, we took these precautions.’

He said the testing in the city’s Charite hospital would take some time.

‘The patient was isolated inside the ambulance, the staff took the appropriate protective measures. An emergency medic, the public health officer, arrived and the necessary precautions were taken,’ he added.

The woman had turned up at the employment bureau with a high fever. A spokesman for the city’s health authority said emergency services were called after the woman collapsed.

All 600 people quarantined within the center were in the suspected victim’s vicinity before she collapsed.

West Africa’s Ebola epidemic, which has hit four nations since it broke out in Guinea early this year, is by far the deadliest since the virus was discovered four decades ago in what is now the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The World Health Organization said today the Ebola virus had killed 84 people in just three days, bringing the global death toll to 1,229, while confirmed, probable and suspect infections rose to 2,240.

The outbreak is not yet under control, the UN health agency said, although there have been no confirmed cases of the disease spreading beyond the region at its center.

A spokesman said: ‘As recent experience shows, progress is fragile, with a real risk that the outbreak could experience another flare-up.

‘A case in a previously unaffected area was reported last week, indicating continuing spread to new areas.’

European countries have been taking precautions against a possible spread, with Berlin’s Charite hospital, where the woman showing symptoms was taken today, last week holding a photocall for the media to publicise its readiness.

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  • DaveMed

    Diversity is a dangerous thing.

    • RebelliousTreecko

      The gift that keeps on giving.

      • LovelyNordicHeidi

        It enriches us in yet another way.

  • MekongDelta69

    “I don’t see Ebola anywhere. Do you see Ebola anywhere?”

    “Nah – there’s no Eb…”
    * drops dead of Ebola

    • APaige

      It actually sounds like the first name of a Nigerian actress. And the winner of the White guilt award for role in a historical drama that never happened goes to… Ebola Negrees!

  • dd121

    There will be a few Ebola cases in Europe and the USA but Africa seems poised for a major house-cleaning.

    • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

      Because of current local events, I’ve been able to pay almost no attention to other events. But just before the party on the FerGaza Strip started, I noticed this article:

      http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/08/13/5-reasons-Ebola-outbreak-US

      • dd121

        That’s a very frank description of how blacks think and behave. You can be sure it wasn’t from CNN.
        The reasons it could be a major disaster in Liberia are:
        1. The whites, who might have managed the problem, from all countries are gone. The blacks who are left, can’t manage the simplest problems much less a major one.
        2. They recently had a civil war and a significant number of people have AK-47s that they’re starting to use on one another.
        3. Chaos and anarchy will reign along with the massive spread of Ebola.

        I’ll enjoy watching this little side show as the summer wears down.

        • kikz2

          i’d just wish they’d close off the airports from these cesspools…all foreign natl’s should get tf out now!

  • http://saboteur365.wordpress.com/ bigone4u

    Ha, that’ll teach the Germans to let Africans into their country. Hitler is having a good laugh at this one, as he was all in for emphasizing good health and fitness in Germany.

    • LovelyNordicHeidi

      My fellow Germans are slow to make this simple link: Africans=dangerous.

      • http://www.adl.org/ Irv Shekelstein

        As are Turks, Gypsies, and the eastern Europeans! Attacking German citizens DAILY in their own neighborhoods!!

        • IstvanIN

          Eastern Europeans are not the same as Turks and Gypsies.

          • http://www.adl.org/ Irv Shekelstein

            I’ve spoken to Germans who were attacked walking home by Ukrainian thugs. Yes, in many cases they can be just as bad as turks and gyps.

  • Lygeia

    Segregation.

    Integration.

    Quarantine.

    The logical progression.

  • LovelyNordicHeidi

    I wish diversity stayed in Africa along with its exotic diseases ranging from Ebola to AIDS.

  • HJ11

    Keep Ebola in Africa and let it be handled only by Black Africans. It may solve overpopulation on the Dark Continent.

  • Paleoconn

    To paraphrase Reagan: Mrs. Merkel, put up a wall!

    • DaveMed

      Excellent. I shall borrow that one.

      • Paleoconn

        It’s yours

  • A Freespeechzone

    Population Control.

  • AndrewInterrupted

    Maybe this will slow down Deval Patrick’s African “anchor baby” business in Boston hospitals a smidgeon.

    • IstvanIN

      Nope, his Excellency the Governor loves Afreakans.

  • E7 sharp 9

    How suicidal. Bringing virus vectors into an uninfected country, without knowing for certain that you can control it. Looks like someone wants to thin the herd.

  • glennm

    GO EBOLA GO!

  • none of your business

    Serves Germany right for allowing Nigerians into their wonderful country

  • HJ11

    Nature has a way of holding down and eliminating populations that can’t compete with newer models–Ebola, AIDS, and many other diseases are one of those ways as well as various natural disasters. If Blacks had to deal with these on their own, their population would be shrinking. Unfortunately, pathological altruists–sickos–among Whites rush in and save many of them and then they continue to breed and help destroy Whites.

    Leave Blacks alone. Let nature take care of them. Do not interfere in their business of their fate. They should be allowed to go extinct.

  • http://www.adl.org/ Irv Shekelstein

    Send these Ebola-hazards to ISRAEL!

  • none of your business

    “OS-Q • 12 hours ago
    “Whoa… an African immigrant at the employment center?!”

    Perhaps she has to sign up at the employment center before she gets on life long welfare. In the UK welfare for able bodied adults is called “job seekers allowance.” From 16 to 60 the blacks and browns seek jobs.

    • Malgus

      A better question would be “What is this no skilled Nigerian plague carrier doing in Germany in the first place?”

      (yeah, I know why they are there… just don’t like it. Germany should do what is in Germany’s best interest and give them all the boot… )

  • Augustus3709

    Horrible. But hopefully this wakes some Germans up. They can’t not report this on the news.