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Nigerian doctor who treated Ebola patient contracts disease, as death-toll tops 900

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August 2014NIGERIA – A Nigerian doctor has been diagnosed with Ebola nearly three weeks after a Liberian-American man with Ebola died after traveling to Lagos, Nigerian officials said Monday. Nigerian Minister of Health Onyebuchi Chukwu told reporters that the infected physician had been treating Patrick Sawyer, a top government official in the Liberian Ministry of Finance who died of Ebola in a Nigerian hospital July 20. Eight other people are being quarantined and three are awaiting Ebola test results, the health minister said. Meanwhile, the World Health Organization reports an outbreak of the virus in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria is believed to have infected 1,440 people and killed more than 900 this year. The United States is planning to send 50 health experts to West Africa to help contain the outbreak. “This is the biggest and most complex Ebola outbreak in history,” CDC Director Dr. Tom…

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Written by bobby90247

August 5, 2014 at 9:10 am

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