It is no longer news that Nigeria is trying everything possible to stop the spread of Ebola Virus. And everyone are expected to take part in this campaign! Recently, we are told that the Ebola Virus has spread to 3 states in Nigeria. Lagos State, Enugu State and Now Ekiti State! But we have good news. The U.S has agreed to released the ebola drugs to Africa and it is expected to arrive Nigeria Today.
The news below is culled from ThisDayLive Newspaper (Online)
Relief appears to be on the way of Ebola Virus Disease ( EVD ) patients as the Federal Government Thursday ordered for drugs to be given to the patients.
Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu briefing journalists in Abuja on the update of the virus said, “the drug, Nano Silver is already on its way to Lagos, Thursday morning.”
He explained that the drug “was provided by a Nigerian scientist and has been used experimentally.”
The minister also clarified that there are no cases of Ebola in Enugu, adding that, rumours of possible cases in Abia, Anambra, Imo and fears on Cross River States have been ruled out as there is no single case of Ebola in those states.
Chukwu also hinted that government is to apply to WHO for drugs that have donated the organisation.
More details to follow.