Nigerian doctor down with Ebola virus

Ebola patient being attended to during the last outbreak

Mr. Chukwu said about eight people, who came in contact with the late Mr. Sawyer, have now been quarantined.

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The Nigerian government has confirmed that a medical doctor has been infected with the Ebola virus.

The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, told reporters in Abuja on Monday that the doctor that treated Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian who died of Ebola in Lagos, has contacted the disease.

Mr. Chukwu said about eight people, who came in contact with the late Mr. Sawyer, have now been quarantined, with two of them showing what appears to be symptoms of the disease.

Details later…


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