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Another Man Infected With Ebola Virus In Lagos Nigeria: Patrick Sawyer’s Aide Shows Signs Of Infection

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Another Man Infected With Ebola Virus In Lagos Nigeria: Patrick Sawyer’s Aide Shows Signs Of Infection

July 31, 2014 – Another Man Infected With Ebola Virus In Lagos State Nigeria: Late Liberian, Patrick Sawyer’s Aide Shows Signs Of Infection

Less than 7 days after the death of a Liberian Health Official who came to Nigeria for a conference, another case of Ebola infection has been reported.

An airport personnel who helped the deceased out of the airplane on arrival in Lagos has showed signs of infection.

The latest victim, who was said to have helped the late Sawyer, but has not yet been named, was among the 59 persons the Federal Government and the Lagos State Government registered to have had contact with the late Sawyer immediately on his arrival in Nigeria on Sun­day, July 20.

Early symptoms of EVD include fever, headache, chills, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, sore throat, head­ache and joint pains, while later symptoms include bleeding from the eyes, ears nose, and the mouth as well as the rectum, eye swelling, swelling of the genitals and rashes all over the body that often contain blood. It could progress to coma, shock and death.

As at four days after Saw­yer’s death in Nigeria, pre­cisely, Monday, July 27, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, said 20 of the 59 people reg­istered to have had contact with Sawyer had been physi­cally screened. He said 50 per cent of these 20 people had type one contact with Sawyer and 50 per cent had type two contact.

15 Comments

15 Comments

  1. Ifeoma M

    July 31, 2014 at 4:18 AM

    Please let him be kept in isolation Nigeria as it were can’t handle Ebola outbreak

  2. Oga dele

    July 31, 2014 at 5:08 AM

    This virus is demonic it must be attacked spiritually

  3. mulikat

    July 31, 2014 at 5:47 AM

    keep them in 2 section,type 1 and type 2,all in Isolation center till they show no sign again,or die,to save thier families and rest nigeria from Ebola pls Gosh.

  4. portiA

    July 31, 2014 at 6:55 AM

    May God help nigeria especially the poor who doesn’t know what is happening around the world.

  5. chima

    July 31, 2014 at 7:48 AM

    They should be isolated while undergoing proper medical check up having in mind that this deadly EVD is not a sickness that can be managed. prevention they say is better than cure_this one is not curable oooooooooo

  6. Viddy cool

    July 31, 2014 at 8:02 AM

    This case is becoming serious o but God pass them all

  7. odun suliat

    July 31, 2014 at 8:57 AM

    Infact am scared this is d end of d world first AID LASAR BOKOHARAM now EBOLA humm may ALLmighty ALLAH save us from all dis disease aminayaallahu

  8. blessing edoise

    July 31, 2014 at 10:46 AM

    God save us from dis deadly disease.

  9. Jesus pikin

    July 31, 2014 at 3:03 PM

    God will make the way.

  10. kelvin

    July 31, 2014 at 4:12 PM

    am sure this will come to an end soon just like sars and the other deadly deceases that has threatened man kind

  11. faihi

    July 31, 2014 at 5:09 PM

    Off cos they’ve been quarantined,dats all those who had contact wit d liberian guy,d fed nd state govt r really doin somtin,so which 1 r u guys sayin they shud be isolated when d govt hav already isolated them???

  12. bezo

    July 31, 2014 at 7:40 PM

    They should go and put him in the desert, coz we nigerian don’t even want to experience it at all

  13. Andreano Andy

    July 31, 2014 at 8:24 PM

    dey shld plz kill dose pple wit d EVD b4 dey start spreading it all ova Nigeria

  14. Adenike Adesuyi

    August 1, 2014 at 1:30 AM

    GOD pls have mercy on us all (amen)

  15. akinstell

    August 2, 2014 at 8:40 AM

    @andy nawa for u. Are u that desperate to hear of their death? Don’t be heartless. They never planned to be sick not to talk of death. And govt have isolated them they don’t need to kill them.u never know through them the cure may be known. Just pray for them.

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