Nigeria Confirms Five More Ebola Cases

by Bidita Debnath on  August 7, 2014 at 12:00 AM General Health News
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Nigeria confirmed five new cases of Ebola in Lagos and a second death from the virus, bringing the total number of cases in sub-Saharan Africa's largest city to seven.

"Nigeria has now recorded 7 confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease," health minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said.
 Nigeria Confirms Five More Ebola Cases
Nigeria Confirms Five More Ebola Cases

Those who have died include the "index patient," a Liberian who brought the virus to Lagos on July 20 and a nurse who treated him, the minister added.

Source: AFP

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