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Two Die Of Ebola In Bomi, CHO Discloses
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Two Die Of Ebola In Bomi, CHO Discloses

David Seedee, LINA Bomi County Correspondent

TUBMANBURG, August 7 (LINA) - The Acting Health Officer of Bomi County, Dr. Gabriel Logan, has disclosed that two of the four suspected Ebola patients transferred to Monrovia have succumbed to the disease.

Speaking in an interview with the Liberia News Agency on Wednesday in Tubmanburg, Dr. Logan said specimens of the four patients’ were sent to the Central Laboratory in Monrovia.

He said the two, who are members of the same family, were confirmed positive of the Ebola virus.

Dr. Logan said the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has been informed about the death of the Ebola victims.

He said the remaining two persons have been quarantined and their tests are expected to be done once again.

Dr. Logan urged citizens of the county to observe the preventive measures outlined by the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to ensure their safety.

He further urged people who fall sick to immediately report to hospital for treatment, rather than stay home.

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