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Ebola: Mokeme wants quarantine escapees shot

14 August 2014, 16:14

Lagos – Ebola virus suspects who escape quarantine have  been dubbed ‘Sucidal mass murderers’ by Nollywood actor, Chidi Mokeme, who insists that they should be shot on sight.

The actor made his feelings known on Twitter were he wrote : "If u're a primary or secondary #Ebola #Suspect and u escape from #quarantine, U're a Suicidal mass murderer and #WMD. Yes? #ShootAtSight"

Also read:Nurse skips Ebola quarantine to Enugu

He also talked about how a Nigerian nurse escaped from quarantine in Lagos and went to Enugu, while a US doctor submitted himself to quarantine and complained that their was something wrong with the orientation of the nurse to the situation.

Also read:10 cases of Ebola confirmed in Nigeria

He also said that chosing to run to a church, mosque, or chose prayers and fasting instead of checking into an Ebola Quarantine center is a fast track to hell because God knows the protocol.

The first casualty of the Ebola virus was a  Liberian man, Patrick  Sawyer who  died in Lagos on July 25 after testing positive to the Ebola virus.

Also read:Ebola: Private hospitals reject patients with fever

The man is said to have  collapsed on arrival in Lagos, and  was taken from the airport and put in isolation at a local hospital.

Nigeria has recorded 10 Ebola cases, including three deaths. All the cases are currently in Lagos but a spread of the virus across the country would place immense strain on a weak healthcare system.


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