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    Ebola: Lagos ‘not sure’ of FG’s Sept 22 resumption for schools

Ebola: Lagos ‘not sure’ of FG’s Sept 22 resumption for schools

The Lagos state government on Tuesday questioned the propriety of complying with the directive of the federal government that schools across the country should resume on September 22. Addressing reporters on Tuesday, the state commissioner  for health, Jide Idris, disclosed that the issue had been presented to the state executive council but a decision had not been reached. “On the resumption date of schools, we [...]

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    Ebola cases not over in Nigeria, says Chukwu

Ebola cases not over in Nigeria, says Chukwu

Minister of health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, says there is a possibility of recording fresh cases of Ebola in the country, as some of those who had contacts with Mr. Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American who brought the disease into Nigeria, are still under investigation. The minister, who spoke through Dan Nwomeh, his special assistant on media and communication, commended the medical personnel who [...]

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    EDITORIAL: FG must immortalise Dr Adadevoh

EDITORIAL: FG must immortalise Dr Adadevoh

By every definition and in every imagination, Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh, who succumbed to Ebola on Tuesday, was a national hero. As it were, she died so that thousands of Nigerians might live. The consultant physician at the First Consultant Hospital, Lagos, attended to Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American who came to Nigeria having evidently known, as it turned out, that he [...]

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    Jonathan salutes medics infected by Sawyer

Jonathan salutes medics infected by Sawyer

President Goodluck Jonathan has paid special tribute to the medical personnel who risked their lives in trying to save Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian-American who brought the Ebola virus to Nigeria. The index case was admitted at the First Consultant Hospital, Obalende, Lagos, on July 20, where doctors battled to save his life. He died on July 25 ─ but only after infecting [...]

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    Ebola: Dead nurse named as Justina Echelonu

Ebola: Dead nurse named as Justina Echelonu

The Abia state government has revealed the name of the nurse who attended to the late Liberian, Patrick Sawyer - credited with bringing Ebola into the country. Obi Justina Echelonu (pictured), according to the Abia state government, was from the state and was a nurse at First Consultant Hospital, Obalende, Lagos, where Sawyer was admitted. “My heart bleeds as I write this. On behalf of my family, [...]

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