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Ebola: 70 People Placed Under Surveillance in Port Harcourt



According to the #Nation, 70 persons has been placed under observation in Rivers state in a bid to stop the spread of the deadly #Ebola virus in the country.


Rivers State last Friday recorded its first casualty of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease as a doctor who treated an #ECOWAS staff, a primary contact of the Liberian-American, Patrick Sawyer, died of the virus.

With the doctor’s death, the number of casualty of the EVD in the country is now six.

Presently, 70 people have been placed under surveillance in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State. The result of the test conducted on the wife of the doctor is being expected later on Thursday.

In all, 217 people are still under observation in the country, 141 in #Lagos, 70 in #Rivers and six in #Enugu.

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