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Doctor contracts Ebola virus in Nigeria

  • A doctor, who had treated Nigeria’s first victim of Ebola has tested positive for the virus.

    Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian civil servant, had collapsed when he arrived at Nigeria’s Lagos airport, and later died of Ebola. “As at today, one of the doctors that treated the late Mr Sawyer has tested positive to the Ebola virus,” Onyebuchi Chukwu, Nigeria’s health minister, said.

    The Ebola epidemic in West Africa has already killed more than 880 people in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

    For more information please visit Ebola Outbreak

     

     

     

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