Another Doctor Infected With Ebola Virus In Port Harcourt Rivers State Moved To Isolation Ward

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Sep 1st, 2014 – Another Doctor Infected With Ebola Virus In Port Harcourt Rivers State Moved To Isolation Ward

Rivers State Commissioner of Health, Mr Samson Parker has confirmed another high profile Ebola virus infection case in Port Harcourt.

The latest host of the deadly virus is a female doctor who contracted the virus from Green Hart Hospital in Port Harcourt where another doctor who passed away recently, Dr Iye Enemoah received treatment.

Late Dr Iyke got infected by an ECOWAS official who travelled to Port Harourt from Lagos for treatment. He in-turn infected the female doctor who has been moved to an isolation ward in Rivers state for treatment.

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu also confirmed the high profile case during an emergency meeting on Ebola outbreak in Nigeria today.

As we speak, 3 cases of Ebola infection in Rivers state has resulted in one death.

The ECOWAS Official who brought Ebola to Rivers state has been identified as Oluibukun Koye who reportedly had contact with late Patrick Sawyer.