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Ebola scare in Asaba: Blood sample of suspected patient sent to Lagos for lab test — Health Commissioner

By AUSTIN OGWUDA, Asaba

DELTA State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Joseph Otumara, confirmed yesterday that the blood sample of a patient suspected to be Ebola carrier which caused pandemonium at the Federal Medical Centre , FMC, Asaba on Thursday has been sent to Lagos University Teaching Hospital,LUTH for further test to be carried out.

Public Relations Officer(PRO)of the State Ministry of Health, Mr. Churchill Oyowe, who spoke on behalf of the commissioner said yesterday that “it is confirmed that the blood sample of the patient suspected to be suffering from Ebola has been taken to Lagos. As I speak to you this afternoon, the blood is on its way to Lagos for tests”.


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