Friday, July 25, 2014

Liberian Man Infected With Deadly Ebola Virus In Lagos, Reported Dead

Yesterday it was reported that a Liberian man Mr, Patrick Sawyer a West African Organization in Moronvia, Liberia, who has been affected by the deadly Ebola virus after he arrived Lagos is now dead.
Various reports claimed a Liberian government official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the news of Sawyer’s death was relayed to Liberia by the Nigerian embassy, on Friday morning.
Yewande Adeshina, a Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos on Thursday, told a news conference that Sawyer, 40 was being tested for the deadly Ebola virus in Lagos.

Adeshina said details of the suspected case were obtained from a private health facility in the state, adding that the 40-year old man had no contact with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) as he did not visit any person with EVD in the hospital and neither did he partake in the burial of any person who died of the disease.
Mr. Sawyer's death is the first recorded case of one of the world's deadliest diseases in Nigeria.

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