Lagos has 8 suspected Ebola cases
05 August 2014, 19:54
Lagos - Lagos has eight suspected cases of Ebola,
all in people who came into contact with Nigeria's first victim who died last
month, the health commissioner said on Tuesday, with one case confirmed.
Authorities have been monitoring anyone who came into close
contact with Patrick Sawyer, a Liberia and U.S. citizen who died of Ebola in
Lagos last month shortly after arriving at the airport. The second confirmed
case was a doctor who looked after him.
Health Commissioner Jide Idris also said a further six
people who had made contact with Sawyer had been quarantined but were not