“The biosafety level-4 Lab has not been requested to test suspected Ebola cases for any neighbouring countries.
“As such, we have not had a positive Ebola case,’’ said NICD on its twitter account.
They stated that the incident was a field simulation exercise to test Lesotho’s preparedness to handle the disease.
“Chances of reaching South Africa are very slim, Nonetheless, South
Africa has strong Ebola response systems that are in place, should there
be a suspected case. “ If anything changes, we will report its findings to alert the public,’’ the NICD said.