NTA News is reporting that the Nigerian Health Minister Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu has confirmed the death of the second Ebola victim.
She was a Nigerian nurse who came in contact with late Liberian-American Ebola victim Patrick Sawyer.“Nigeria has now recorded 7 confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVB).” Chukwu said.
Those who have died include the “index patient” – Patrick who got the virus from his sister and a nurse who treated him.
“All the Nigerians diagnosed with EBV were primary contacts” of Patrick Sawyer, the minister added.
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