Sept 11, 2014 – South African Woman With Ebola Arrested At Lagos Nigeria Airport [PICTURES]
Confusion At Muritala Mohammed International Airport In Ikeja Lagos Over Ebola
A woman from South Africa has been arrested by Officials of Lagos State Health Ministry in Lagos after she showed signs of EVD (Ebola Virus Disease).
The woman (identity withheld) told authorities she had worked with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and Guinea.
The resident of Cape Town was on her way back to South Africa. She arrived on a flight from Morocco enroute to South Africa when she acknowledged that she has Ebola.
Health officials said she has diarrhea, high fever and has been vomiting non stop.
Read what Doctor Morenike, the director of Port Health Services at Muritala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos said:
“This person has been in Guinea and Sierra Leone since April, and she has symptoms.”
She is the second high profile Ebola case in Nigeria.
As at the time of this report, effort is being made to quarantine those who had contact with her.