First suspected case of Ebola in Australia

Gold Coast health officials say a man has been isolated in a hospital after displaying symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus.

The ill 25-year-old was taken to Gold Coast university hospital about 7.40am on Thursday by paramedics wearing full protective gear, a Queensland Ambulance Service spokeswoman says.

Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service acting chief executive Damian Green says more details about the man's condition will be released when they are known.

"Gold Coast Health can