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The Ebola virus is spreading exponentially across Liberia as patients fill taxis in a fruitless search for medical care, the World Health Organization said Monday.
3) I do not think there will ever be an outbreak of Ebola in modernized countries with good medical care, and if there is, I think it will be contained quickly as in Nigeria. (Nigeria seems to have completely contained the virus, they had 13 cases and 5 deaths. The window on incubation has now passed so they are no longer worried about further infections)
The Nigerian Ministry of Health announced on Monday that 477 people are under surveillance for Ebola in the oil city of Port Harcourt.
Regarding contacts currently under surveillance, the minister added that Lagos has 27 contacts under surveillance at the moment.
According to him, “A total of 339 contacts, who were previously on surveillance have been discharged having completed 21 days of observation. Port Harcourt has 477 contacts under surveillance. It is a mixed group consisting of tertiary and quaternary contacts of Mr. Sawyer’s. Five contacts have already been discharged from surveillance in Port Harcourt having completed 21 days of observation.
No, they aren't.
Nigeria is "no longer worried about further infections"?
(Nigeria seems to have completely contained the virus, they had 13 cases and 5 deaths. The window on incubation has now passed so they are no longer worried about further infections)
Nigerian officials are reportedly discouraging large church gatherings in an attempt to stop the spread of the Ebola virus.
Christian groups are furious about Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu’s alleged cancellation of two large revivals that were planned for Onde State on Aug. 23 and 24, ThisDayLive reports.