Nurse died of Ebola in Lagos

Info Africa

The Federal Government of Nigeria declared on Wednesday
that a nurse, who was one of the medical
personnel that attended to the late Liberian-
American, Patrick Sawyer, has died of the
disease. Sawyer died of Ebola virus in a Lagos private
hospital penultimate Friday.

Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu,
who stated this at a news conference in
Abuja, also confirmed that five other medical
practitioners, who participated in the
treatment, were already infected with the
virus. He said, “Nigeria has now recorded seven
confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease. “The first one was the index case, which is
the imported case from Liberia of which the
victim is now late. “Yesterday, August 5, 2014, the first known
Nigerian to die of the EVD was recorded and
this was one of the nurses that attended to
the Liberian. “The other five cases are currently being
treated at the Isolation Ward…

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