Monday, 1 September 2014

Patient Dies Of Suspected Ebola Symptoms In Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has announced that a patient suspected to have Ebola-like symptoms has died, days before his test results could be confirmed.

This was made public in a statement by the Head, Public Relations Unit, Health and Human Services Secretariat of FCTA, Badaru Yakassai.

Badaru Yakassai said the Family Medicine unit of Asokoro District hospital suspected Ebola disease in a patient on admission at the Accident and Emergency unit on August twenty eight and immediately isolated the patient.

He added that strict infection control measures were immediately instituted while his blood sample was then taken to the designated FCT Ebola testing laboratory which happens to be within the Hospital premises.

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