10 Quarantined In Calabar As Man With Ebola Symptom Dies


University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) has quarantined ten persons following the death of a patient in the hospital on Wednesday with symptoms commonly associated with Ebola virus.

Chair of  Medical Advisory Committee, Queeneth Kalu, of the hospital made the revelation on Thursday in Calabar while addressing newsmen, Vanguard reports. Blood samples have been sent to the Ebola Diagnosing Centre in Benin Edo State.

It was also revealed those quarantined are principally nurses who attended to the patient and those who came in contact with him before his death.



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