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Saturday, October 10, 2015
Ebola Scare Hits Nigeria Again, 10 Quarantined in Calabar?
of Calabar Teaching Hospital, UCTH, has quarantined ten persons
following the death of a patient in the hospital on Wednesday with
symptoms suspected to be Ebola virus.
Queeneth Kalu, Chairman of Medical Advisory Committee of the hospital
who made the revelation on Thursday in Calabar while addressing pressmen
said blood samples have been sent to the Ebola Diagnosing Centre in
Benin Edo State.
Wednesday, 7th October, 2015, we managed a patient who presented with
symptoms mimicking viral hemorrhage (Ebola Virus) and have decided to
take the necessary measures”.
Kalu stated that those quarantined are principally nurses who attended
to the patient and those who came in contact with him before his death.
following have been informed: National Centre for Disease Control,
Federal Ministry of Health, The Cross River State Government, Calabar
Municipality, and the Department of State Security Services, DSS”
said further information will be provided to the public as soon as the
test results of blood samples sent for analysis in received by the
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