Humanitarian Health Action

Ebola virus disease in Nigeria: encouraging signs

Ebola testing in safe laboratory
WHO

19 August 2014 --The situation in Lagos, Nigeria, where the first imported case was detected in July, looks reassuring. At present, the city’s 12 confirmed cases are all part of a single chain of transmission. Those infected by the initial case include medical staff involved in his treatment, a patient in the same hospital, and a protocol officer in very close contact with the patient.