20 More People Under Surveillance for Ebola

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 13th, 2014

A nurse who had close contact with a Liberian Ebola patient skipped quarantine in Lagos and went to her home in the eastern city of Enugu, where she made contact with 20 other people, the government said on Wednesday.

Information Minister Labaran Maku said the nurse, herself a suspected case, and her 20 contacts were all under surveillance in Enugu.

Reuters says the latest development brought the total number being watched in Nigeria to 189.

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