On Friday, a patient with Ebola-like symptoms was admitted to a hospital in Uppsala, Sweden. The patient had recently traveled to a region in Africa where Ebola is present. The hospital has isolated the patient and initiated infection prevention measures. The patient’s samples have been sent to the Public Health Agency of Sweden for testing. Officials are investigating those who may have come into contact with the patient. Australia’s Heatwave Intensifies As Australia continues to experience a heatwave, temperatures in some regions have soared to 47 degrees Celsius (116 F).
More than 200 wildfires have broken out across the country, leading to evacuations and property damage. The heatwave has also caused power outages as the high demand Canadian News Today for air conditioning has strained the electrical grid. Authorities are urging people to stay cool and hydrated as the heatwave is expected to last for several more days.