Hospital Where Ebola Victim Died In Lagos, Shut Down As It’s Revealed He Came In Contact With 59 People In Nigeira
Yesterday 28th July, The Lagos State government revealed they had shut down and quarantined the hospital where Liberian, Mr Patrick Sawyer, the first and only known Ebola virus victim in Nigeria, had died. The hospital is First Consultants Hospital, Obalende, Ikoyi.
The Commisoner of Health, Dr. Jide Idris said,
We have shut the hospital to enable us to properly quarantine the environment. Some of the hospital staff who were in close contact with the victim have been isolated. The hospital will be shut for a week and all staff monitored to ensure the virus has not spread,”