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Panic as rumour of Ebola hits LUTH

02 September 2014, 17:12

Lagos - There was panic among patients and doctors at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi- Araba following the death of a patient, who is suspected to have Ebola.

The patient was brought to the hospital by members of the health authorities at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja on Monday night, reports NewsDay

The patient was brought to the hospital vomiting blood and was stooling.

He was taken to a special room in the hospital to determine whether she had contracted the virus or not

Doctors on duty were scared of attending to him and had to call the Lagos State Government to come and take him to the Ebola isolation centre.

He died in the early hours of Tuesday before the team from the Lagos State government arrived the hospita.
His corpse has been deposited at Infectious Diseases Hospital for testing and confirmation of the cause of death.

Also read: Ebola: Nigerian woman causes scare in Germany

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