Patrick Sawyer Is Dead: Liberian WASH Delegate Infected With Ebola Virus In Lagos Nigeria Dies
July 25, 2014 – Patrick Sawyer Is Dead: Liberian Delegate Infected With Ebola Virus In Lagos Nigeria Dies
A popular figure in Liberia, Mr Patrick Sawyer, a specialist for Liberia’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, WASH initiative who came to Nigeria late last week for a conference has died.
He tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria at an hospital in Obalende area of Lagos on Wednesday but sadly he has passed on.
Patrick Sawyer died on Thursday night at the First Consultant Medical Centre in Obalende area of Lagos where he’d been undergoing treatment for Ebola virus symptoms.
He died of Hemorrhage fever late last night.
Until his death, he was an official of Liberia’s Ministry of Finance where he worked as a health specialist.
He arrived Lagos on Sunday for a conference and was said to have brought the virus into Nigeria.
Sad! May his soul rest in perfect peace.