A POSSIBLE case of Ebola is being investigated by health officials in the UK.
An area of Colchester Hospital in Essex was closed overnight so staff could deal with an “infection control issue”.
The patient is understood to have raised concerns after developing viral symptoms and revealing their recent travel history.
Uganda is currently in the grip of an Ebola outbreak which has caused 141 cases and 55 deaths since September 20.
A source told The Sun the Essex hospital’s urgent treatment centre was in ‘lockdown’ as a result of the scare.
Officials at the UK Health Security Agency said it is routine to test unwell returning travellers for a variety of infectious diseases.