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Expect More Ebola Cases - Health Minister


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Health Minister, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Thursday, hinted that few cases of the Ebola Virus Disease could still be recorded among the 189 people currently being observed for having physical contacts with the initial 11 people who were infected by the late Patrick Sawyer.

Chukwu, according to a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Communication, Mr. Dan Nwomeh, stated this while declaring open, the Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons in Abuja.

He said, “With a good number of secondary contacts yet to complete the 21-day incubation period, the possibility of two or three more cases could not be entirely ruled out.”

He commended the health workers who were managing patients of the EVD for their courage, compassion and sacrifice.

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Source: #Vanguard
 

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