Rivers - Following the confirmation of the death of a victim, Dr. Ike Samuel Enemuo, of the Ebola virus in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, the state governor, Rotimi Amaechi, has urged the people of the state to remain calm, Nation reports.
Amaechi in a state broadcast on Thursday said the people of the state should not panic as the state government has put preventive and safety measures in place to contain the spread of the deadly virus in the state.
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He said the Ministry of Health had also placed about 100 persons who had contact with late Enemuo under 24-hour surveillance for possible symptoms of the deadly disease.
He urged the residents to continue with their normal business, assuring them that the disease would be brought under control.
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