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Nigeria Confirms Five More Ebola Cases

by Bidita Debnath on August 7, 2014 at 12:00 AM
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 Nigeria Confirms Five More Ebola Cases

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.

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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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