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Nigeria Follows Liberia in Declaring National Emergency Over Ebola Outbreak

by Kathy Jones on August 9, 2014 at 10:25 PM
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 Nigeria Follows Liberia in Declaring National Emergency Over Ebola Outbreak

The Nigeria president has followed the footsteps of his Liberiaian counterpart by declaring a national emergency after the Ebola virus claimed two lives in the country.

"President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Friday in Abuja declared the control and containment of the Ebola virus in Nigeria, a national emergency," his office said in a statement.

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Source: AFP
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