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Doctor In Nigeria Dies Of Ebola As Health Minister Warns Against Complacency

News outlets report on Nigeria’s efforts to stem Ebola’s spread, after an infected Liberian-American brought the disease to Lagos through air travel.

Agence France-Presse: Nigeria warns against complacency in Ebola fight
“Nigeria’s health minister on Wednesday warned against complacency in the country’s fight against Ebola, despite only one patient remaining in hospital isolation with the virus…” (8/27).

Reuters: Doctor dies of Ebola in Nigeria’s oil hub Port Harcourt
“A doctor in Nigeria’s oil industry hub of Port Harcourt has died from Ebola fever, after he was infected by a man linked to the first case in Africa’s most populous country, the Health Ministry said on Thursday. … The total number of recorded cases had risen by two to 15, [Heath Ministry spokesperson Dan Nwomeh] said, the other one being the wife of the doctor who is showing Ebola symptoms and whose test results are awaited…” (Cocks, 8/28).

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