Minister of Health confirms Ebola death in Rivers

August 28, 2014 11:29 AM

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Minister of Health confirms Ebola death in Rivers

The Federal Government today confirmed that the doctor who died in a hospital in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, actually died of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD.

Disclosing this to journalists in Abuja, the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, said the doctor contacted the disease after treating a patient who came in contact with Patrick Sawyer, the index case of Ebola in the country. He noted that the patient, after experiencing some symptoms went fo...

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