FOUR EBOLA PATIENTS WHO WERE QUARANTINED, CURED OF DISEASE, DISCHARGED

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The Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu says four Ebola patients at the quarantine unit of the Emergency Operation Centre, EOC, at Mainland Hospital have been discharged after they were certified free of the disease.

In a statement by the the minister’s Special Assistant on Media and Communication, Mr. Dan Nwomeh, those discharged included three medical personnel and a female patient.

The statement read, “The Minister of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu has announced that four additional confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease who have been managed successfully and are now disease free have been discharged home today.

“They include two male medical doctors and one female nurse. The three participated in the treatment of the index case while the fourth person was a female patient at the time the index case was on admission.

“This brings to five the total number of patients diagnosed with Ebola Virus Disease who have now been discharged from hospital.”

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