Wednesday, 20 August 2014

First Nigerian Doctor Dies Of Ebola Virus Disease

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Sahara Reporters 
Ameyo Stella Adedavoh, a female medical doctor at First Consultant Hospital, Lagos, has died from the Ebola virus disease.

The Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, who announced the death of the doctor in a statement, said she was one of the primary contacts who treated the late Patrick Sawyer, who brought Ebola virus disease to Nigeria.

Doctor Adedavoh, who is survived by her only son, was the first doctor and the fourth Nigerian to die from the virus.

The others were two nurses and an ECOWAS protocol officer.

It will be recalled that five other persons who were infected have been treated and discharged from isolation ward.

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