Lagos State Confirm Two Persons In Contact With Ebola Corpse Down With Fever!

Now our fears are boldly glaring at us, and if this confirmations of this report is anything to go by, then there’s definitely trouble in paradise as the Lagos State Government on Friday said two persons out of those who had contacts with Mr Patrick Sawyer, the dead Liberian Ebola victim had manifested symptoms of fever.
Dr Jide Idris, the commissioner of health, made this known to newsmen on the update of the country's first Ebola case in Ikeja.
According to Vanguard, he said, the two persons were among the 70 contacts being monitored and investigated for any symptoms of the disease by the state government and other partners.

“Our Rapid Response Team is currently tracking all contacts of persons exposed to the dead passenger with Ebola virus. “The contract tracing team is following 70 contacts of the EVD case and linking them to clinical support when needed. “Two suspect cases had fever, they are under observation and so far have tested negative to the virus.

“The monitoring of suspect cases will continue until the end of them period of 21 days from their exposure to the victim,’’ The commissioner said a deceased body was recently brought to Nigeria from Liberia, explaining that the government was investigating if he died from Ebola.

The commissioner urged residents to collaborate with government in checking the Ebola threat in the country by reporting suspected case for government`s intervention. While saying diseases thrived well in dirty environments ,Idris urged residents to maintain clean body and environment to reduce the risk of the virus. In my opinion, we need to confront our fear by complying with those measures that would reduce or eliminate chances of being infected or what do you say?

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