Ebola: In Enugu, 21 people Isolated. - Politics,Gossips & Nollywood

Ebola: In Enugu, 21 people Isolated.

It is now officially confirmed that Lagos is not the only state that has been hit by the deadly virus ebola, Enugu has join the lists too.

Enugu came into the picture when one of the nurse that treated the American-Liberian Patrick Sawyer ignored medical advice and travelled to the City. It would be recalled also that Patrick Sawyer also contacted the Virus while in Liberia and people that came in contact with him all have the virus. Sawyer the index case of the deadly ebola virus disease died five days after he arrived the Lagos on July 25.

The matron of the hospital died last week and the person who picked Sawyer from the Lagos airport Jatto Abdulqudir an economic Commission of West Africa States protocol officer also died on Tuesday August 12.

Minister of Information Labaran Maku said ” all those who had primary contacts have been quarantined. Secondary contacts have also been traced. So far, the number of people that have been traced is 198.Out of this number, 177 are in Lagos some are in quarantine, some are being monitored by health specialists.

21 people in Enugu are also being watched after the nurse involved in the treatment of the index case disobey medical advice and travel to Enugu.

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