Posted by News Express | 25 July 2014 | 4,993 times
The Lagos State Government has confirmed a possible case of Ebola Virus, which is being currently investigated while treatment is on for the 40 year old Liberian, who is now a suspect, and a possible 30 others who may have had contact.
The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Public Health, Dr. Yewande Adeshina, in a briefing noted that the 40 year old Liberian is in a private hospital in the Obalende area of the State.
Dr Adeshina also noted that the hospital housing the Liberian has been cordoned off and the victim isolated.
She warned residents to “keep personal and environmental hygiene” and urged those who notice “strange feeling or symptoms similar to those of Ebola virus, which ranges from fever, headache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, sore throat and joint pains, which are all symptoms of other ailments, to visit competent health facilities.”
In the absence of such facilities, she said residents should call the following numbers 08023169485, 08033086660, 08033065303, 08055281442, 08055329229.
•Text courtesy of Channels TV. File photo shows an ebola patient receiving medical attention.
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