BREAKING NEWS: 1 Of The Doctors Who Treated Ebola Victim In Lagos Infected With The Virus

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One of the doctors who attended to Ebola victim in Lagos has contracted the virus.
A Liberian man, Patrick Sawyer, was the first Ebola case in Nigeria after travelling into lagos from Liberia already infected with the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).

The minister of health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, confirmed the report saying two other people under quarantine have developed symptoms of the virus “but it is not certain yet if they have the disease.”

Chukwu also revealed that 8 out of the 70 people established to have had contact with the late Liberian are now being quarantined.

The minister also revealed the plans of the federal government to constitute a team to find the cure for Ebola.

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  3. The doctor in Lagos who treated a Liberian victim of Ebola has contracted the virus, the second confirmed case in sub-Saharan Africa’s largest city.

    “This new case is one of the doctors who attended to the Liberian Ebola patient who died,” said Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu.

    Liberian finance ministry employee Patrick Sawyer was found to be infected with the virus when he arrived in Lagos on July 20. He died in quarantine on July 25.

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