Saturday, August 9, 2014

Ebola: Family Of Dead Nigerian Nurse Reportedly On The Run

The husband and children of the Nigerian nurse who died after getting infected with the Ebola virus are on the run. Business day reports that,this was confirmed by Nigerian  health officials .
If you recall, she is the first Nigerian to die from the virus after contacting it from Liberian,Patrick Sawyer.Meanwhile,  the Minister of Health said 139 people are under surveillance with 9 confirmed cases.

“The total number of cases, as of this morning, (Friday) stands at nine out of which eight are Nigerians and one American-Liberian.Out of the nine confirmed cases, seven are alive and are receiving treatment In Lagos.“I am saying this to enlighten people that having Ebola does not mean you have been condemned to death, survivors have been recorded.
President Jonathan has declared Ebola a national emergency with N1.6billion  awarded to fight and contain the epidemic.


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