Nigeria reportedly records new Ebola death in Port Harcourt

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Aug 28th, 2014
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According to a report on Sahara Reporters, a doctor resident in Port Harcourt who treated a diplomat that had direct contact with late Patrick Sawyer in Lagos, died last week Friday August 22nd from Ebola virus disease. Ironically, the diplomat he treated is still alive.

The unidentified doctor had taken the diplomat to an undisclosed hotel in Port Harcourt to secretly treat him after the diplomat failed to turn himself in during the search for those who had direct contact with the late Patrick Sawyer.

The late doctors wife has reportedly fallen ill and has been quarantined in Port Harcourt. Continue…

Meanwhile the hospital where the doctor works, Good Heart Hospital as well as the hotel the diplomat was secretly treated has been shut down and sealed by the Rivers state government.

The Minister of Health who had on Tuesday August 26th announced that Nigeria had only one case of Ebola is expected to make a statement today August 28th regarding this new development.

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