Minister Of Health Confirms Tenth Case Of Ebola Virus In Lagos

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The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed a tenth case of the Ebola Virus Disease in Lagos State.

Addressing journalists in Abuja on Monday, the Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, said the tenth Ebola case was diagnosed in a nurse who had primary contact with late Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian with the first case of the disease.

“So far a total of 177 primary and secondary contacts of the index case had been placed under surveillance,”Professor Chukwu said.
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