Ebola Update: Another Nurse is Dead, Another Doctor Tests Positive



Another Nigerian nurse who had primary contact with Liberian Patrick Sawyer, who was sick with the #Ebola virus, is dead.

Daily Times also reports that news of the passing of the nurse came as the Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, a professor, disclosed at a news conference in Abuja that another of the doctors who treated the late Patrick Sawyer has tested positive to the deadly virus.

Excerpt from Daily Post:

Another nurse, Justina Obi Ejelonu who attended to late Liberian Patrick Sawyer while he was ill at the First Consultant hospital in Lagos, has died.

25 year old Justina died this morning in a quarantine facility in Lagos.

Ms. Ejelonu, one of those who had primary contacts with Patrick Sawyer at a Lagos Hospital where he received treatment after he was rushed from the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos where he collapsed, was very vocal in the campaign for the release of the ZMapp experimental drug to Nigerian Ebola disease patients

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