Breaking: FG Confirms 2 New Ebola Cases In Lagos, Put 139 People On SurveillanceFeatured, Latest News Friday, August 8th, 2014
The Federal Government has confirmed that two news cases of Ebola infection in Lagos, Nigeria.
The government also said 139 people who had secondary contact with Ebola victims in Lagos had been put under surveillance for the next 21 days to see if they would develop symptoms of the disease.
With the two new cases confirmed, seven people have so far contacted the disease in Lagos and have been quarantined at the Isolation Unit at the Infectious Disease Control centre in Yaba, Lagos.
The Federal Government also warned Nigerians against bathing with salt water which is currently awash on social media and through text messages as possible means of preventing the Ebola disease.
All over Nigeria, text messages are being sent to love ones that they should take their bath with salt dissolved in the water, claiming that it was the only way to prevent Ebola infection.
Ebola has so far killed a Nigerian after Mr. Patrick Sawyer imported it to Nigeria.
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