Rwanda Tests Possible Ebola Case; Nigeria Confirms Additional Case
News outlets continue to report on the Ebola outbreak, noting a possible case in Rwanda and the ongoing outbreak in Nigeria.
Agence France-Presse: Rwanda’s health ministry says tests possible Ebola case
“Rwanda has placed a German student with Ebola-like symptoms in isolation, and was waiting for test results checking for the deadly tropical disease, the health ministry said…” (8/11).
Associated Press/Washington Post: Nigeria confirms 1 more Ebola case
“Nigeria has one more confirmed Ebola case, a nurse who was treating the Liberian-American who flew into the country with the disease and died of it last month, the health minister announced Monday…” (8/11).
New York Times: Nigeria Struggles to Cope With Ebola Outbreak
“Ebola, one of the world’s most fatal diseases, has surfaced in Africa’s most populous country. Nigerian health officials have announced 10 confirmed cases and two deaths in the country from the Ebola outbreak that is sweeping West Africa, including a nurse and a man from Liberia whom the nurse had been caring for…” (Tavernise, 8/10).
Reuters: Nigeria’s Lagos now has 10 Ebola cases: health minister
“Nigeria’s Lagos has 10 confirmed cases of Ebola, up from seven at the last count, although only two so far have died, including the Liberian who brought the virus in, the health minister said on Monday…” (Eboh, 8/11).