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Nigeria confirms another Ebola death

By Agencies in Abuja, Nigeria, Athens and Washington ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-08-07 07:00:58

Nigeria confirmed five new cases of Ebola in Lagos and a second death from the virus on Wednesday, bringing the total number of infections in sub-Saharan Africa's largest city to seven.

"Nigeria has now recorded seven confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease," Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said.

Those who have died include the "index patient," a Liberian who brought the virus to Lagos on July 20, and a nurse who treated him, the minister added.

Nigeria confirms another Ebola death

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