The Federal Government, on thursday 8th October confirmed that a team of medical experts have been sent to the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital(UCTH) in connection with a suspected case of Ebola Virus Disease that occurred earlier in the week on tuesday.
The Director, Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, Prof. Abdulsalami Nasidi, stated this in an interview in Abuja.
The NCDC team is on the ground and containment measures are already being put in place. The samples are being tested and we should know (the result) by today (Friday). The Federal Ministry of Health is also sending additional support today (Friday).