Posted by News Express | 3 November 2015 | 3,328 times
Nigeria’s Ebola Survivor, Dr. Ada Igonoh, has given birth to a healthy baby. She “gave birth to a baby girl a few hours ago. The baby girl weighing 9 pounds 1 ounce was born at the Greater El-Monte Community Hospital, California,” said her employers, First Consultant Medical Centre, Lagos.
Dr. Igonoh, a resident staff at First Consultant Medical Centre, “is the only female medical doctor to have survived the deadly disease. Since her conception, Dr. Ada has been placed under medical surveillance to ensure that her child is Ebola-Free. The baby, upon birth, has been certified Ebola-free,” he employers said in astatement sent to News Express by e-mail.
“To mark this wonderful news, the staff and friends of First Consultants Medical Centre are jubilant in celebration as they welcome a new lease of life to the institution and in memory of fallen colleagues and Survivors of Ebola,” the statement said.
The World Health Organization, in concert with the Centre for Disease Control, formally declared Nigeria Ebola-Free on October 20, 2014.
•Photo shows Ebola Survivor, Dr. Ada Igonoh, happily cuddling her baby, surrounded by jubilant staff of the Greater El-Monte Community Hospital, California, USA.
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