The World Health Organization (WHO) yesterday insisted that the man who died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) this week had no Ebola.
Ten people were quarantined as a precaution.
Cory Couillard, from the WHO African Region, told AFP in an email that the “laboratory investigation for EVD (Ebola Virus Disease) and Lassa fever turned out negative”.
The Federal Government also confirmed yesterday that the results of the laboratory tests on.....
the deceased were negative.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Mr. Linus Awute, told reporters in Abuja that the result which came in yesterday morning was negative for Ebola Virus and Lassa Fever virus.
He, however, said that further tests were ongoing to confirm the actual cause of the patient’s death.
The result is expected to be made public on Monday.
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