A person believed to have contracted ebola is being held in isolation at Sweden’s Uppsala University Hospital, the regional authority said on Friday.
Uppsala chief medical officer confirmed the patient was vomiting blood, a symptom of the fatal disease.
They were admitted to Enkoping hospital before being transferred to Uppsala, to their infection clinic.
The patient is believed to have visited Burundi in central Africa before returning home.
The infectious disease is not believed to be active in this area.
Ebola is ravaging parts of Africa, killing hundreds in its wake.
Ebola’s current outbreak got so bad the World Health Organisation considered declaring a global alert.
Ebola is not airborne but extremely infectious through bodily fluids.