5 Nigerian Ebola Victims Responding To Treatment -FasholaFeatured, Latest News Monday, August 11th, 2014
Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola says 5 out of the 10 Nigerians infected with the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) are responding to treatment at the Isolation Unit, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.
The governor disclosed this at a meeting with traditional rulers and religious leaders on Monday at the State House, Ikeja, Lagos over the Ebola outbreak in the state.
Fashola stated that out of the number, eight had tested positive while results of two were still being awaited.
According to him, the disease is not a death sentence provided the right things are done, noting that experiences had shown that the human body could fight back through constant hydration, intravenous infusion and regular administration of antibiotics.
The governor enjoined the traditional rulers to properly educate their subjects as he called on religious leaders not to spiritualize the outbreak of the disease.
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