Ebola Hits Nigeria Again, 1 dead, 10 quarantined in Calabar!

Here we go again!

According to reports Nigeria might have an Ebola scare, over a year after we successfully defeated the deadly virus which killed 7 people in Nigeria and thousands across West Africa.

According to Vanguard

    The University of Calabar Teaching Hospital has quarantined ten persons following the death of a patient in the hospital on Wednesday with symptoms suspected to be Ebola virus.

    Dr. 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.

    “On Wednesday, 7thOctober, 2015, we managed a patient who presented with symptoms mimicking viral hemorrhage (Ebola Virus) and have decided to take the necessary measures”.

    Dr. Kalu stated that those quarantined are principally nurses who attended to the patient and those who  came in contact with him before his death.

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  1. : There is difference between an Ebola suspected case and Ebola confirmed case. Stop sharing unconfirmed report.