Lagos - Religion institutions have been advised to put a halt to public gatherings so as not to increase the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, Tribune reports.
Commissioner for Health in Lagos, Jide Idris, who gave the advice while addressing newsmen at the state secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos State, said the move would help to prevent the spread of disease.
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He also advised families to be careful at burial ceremonies particularly of their relatives that have been suspected to have died of the disease.
The matron of the Lagos hospital that attended to the Liberian-born American, Patrick Sawyer, that died from the virus, died on Tuesday afternoon.
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