|arya||Date: Tuesday, 29-July-2014, 4:48 PM | Message # 1|
|Spread of Ebola virus sees parts of West Africa placed under quarantine |
As the Ebola virus spreads, a hospital in the Nigerian city of Lagos has been shut down and quarantined.
Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for the Liberian finance ministry, died in the hospital on July 25, in the country's first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease.
Lagos, the biggest city in Nigeria, has some 20 million inhabitants but is limited to an extremely basic healthcare system.
The Nigerian city of Lagos shuts and quarantines a hospital, where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus. Sarah Toms reports.