Friday, 5 September 2014

Suspected Ebola Virus Victim Tests Negative In Sokoto State

A twenty five-year-old patient with suspected Ebola virus symptoms at the Accident and Emergency Unit of the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto State has tested negative for the virus.

A statement by the Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Doctor Yakubu Ahmed said the hospital has gotten the approval of the Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu to inform the general public that the result of the investigation was negative for Ebola.

He said the patient whose name was not given also tested negative for Lassa, and Dengue and West Nile fever.

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