Breaking: Nigeria records another case of Ebola virus

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 4th, 2014

A fresh case of Ebola virus disease has been recorded in Nigeria.

One of the doctors that attended to the Liberian, Patrick Sawyler, tested positive to the virus.

Result of the second doctor who was symptomatic is being awaited — this the Minister of Health said would be made public on Monday afternoon.

At least 70 of those that also travelled along with the Liberian are under surveillance. Eight are already under quarantine.

Airlines have also been directed not to bring back dead bodies from countries with Ebola virus.

Government agencies have also been directed to ensure that borders are properly checked to ensure that dead bodies from such countries are not allowed in.

Besides, the government has also set up six member treatment and research committee as part of the efforts to contain the disease.

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