Nigeria Has Successfully Contained The Spread Of Ebola – Health Minister

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Nigeria’s Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu speaks during a media briefing about the status of the Ebola disease control in Nigeria. Lagos recorded its second case of Ebola on Monday.

Thirty eight days after importation of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, into the country by the late American-Liberian, Mr. Patrick Sawyer, the threat of the disease may have been contained, following the survival of eight of the victims, seven of who have been discharged; screening of a total of 321 persons, even as additional 10 contacts were listed Monday in Lagos.

Disclosing this in Abuja, the Health Minister said two more patients with the Ebola virus disease have been discharged from the Isolation Ward in Lagos State, bringing to seven the number of patients that have been treated and declared free from the virus in the country even as the number of deaths from the killer disease scourge still remains five…

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