FEMALE DOCTOR, AND RELATIVE OF LATE DR SAM ENEMUO TEST POSITIVE TOEBOLA/MASS BURIAL OF LATE DR SAM AND OTHER DEAD BODIES IN UPTH


A female doctor who was on admission at the Good Heart hospital where late Port Harcourt doctor, Iyke Enemuo , was treated after he got infected with the deadly virus by an ECOWAS official, has tested positive to Ebola.


Minister of Health, Prof Onyebuchi Chukwu revealed this today September 1st during a meeting of the National Emergency Council on Ebola outbreak in Nigeria.

Speaking with all Commissioners for Health in Nigeria, Prof. Chukwu said the doctor who tested positive to Ebola is now being treated at the Ebola isolation ward in Rivers state.

This recent confirmation brings to three the number of confirmed Ebola cases in Rivers state; the index case which is the ECOWAS official, Oluibukun Koye; the late Dr Iyke Enemoah who died on Friday August 22nd and the recently diagnosed female doctor.

Prof Chukwu said more cases of the Ebola Virus Disease were still being expected in Rivers state.


Meanwhile Chinyere Enemuo, the relative to Late  Dr Iyke Enemuo has tested positive to this killer virus. She reportedly ran to Abia State before being Quarantined.

Also to be heard is the fact that there shall be a mass burial of Dr Sam Enemuo and Other Dead bodies in the UPTH mortuary as directed by WHO.

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