Ebola Contained says FG
The Federal Government says it has succeeded in containing the spread of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD in the country.
Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu made this known in Abuja while
presenting the progress report on the outbreak of the disease as it enter its thirty-eight days.
According to the Minister of Health, Nigeria presently has only one confirmed case of the disease, which is the spouse of one of the physicians who participated in the Management of Mr. Patrick Sawyers, the man who brought Ebola into the country.
Professor Chukwu assured Nigerians and the global community that government would continue to remain vigilant and intensify efforts to keep the disease out of the country.
The Minister of Information, Mr. Labaran Maku called on Nigerians to always observe personal and environmental hygiene to prevent infectious diseases.
Mr. Maku further commended the media for educating the public on symptoms and preventive measures of the disease.