Vanguard (Lagos)

27 August 2014

Nigeria Is Not Free of Ebola Yet--FG

Photo: Unicef
Special material was developed to support community outreach activities to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Abuja — The Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu Wednesday cautioned that Nigerians should not be carried away with euphoria over the successful containment of the Ebola Virus Disease, saying that the risk of transmission still exist as long as there is still Ebola Virus disease in west Africa.

"I don't want Nigerians to panic but I don't want us to be carried away with Euphoria because if we still one case of Ebola Virus Disease, it is an emergency because the World Health Organization defines Ebola epidemic as when one person is infected with the disease. We have to be cautious as long as there is still a victim in the country" he said.

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