Wednesday, 30 July 2014

No Nigerian Have Contracted Ebola Virus - Lagos State Government

The Lagos State Government has said no Nigerian has contacted the deadly Ebola virus.

The Permanent Secretary in charge of Primary Healthcare Board in the state, Doctor Olukayode Oguntimehin said Nigerians should not panic over the virus but observe simple personal hygiene.

According to him, the hospital where the Liberian man, Patrick Sawyer who died of Ebola, was taken to acted professionally by carrying out the necessary tests on the victim and reporting the case to the appropriate quarters.

Doctor Oguntimehin said some people who boarded the same flight with the victim from Liberia to Lagos have been identified, adding that none of them has contacted the virus.

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