WHO declares end of Ebola outbreak in Nigeria

(Editor’s note:  This is the statement of the World Health Organization declaring Nigeria Ebola-free.)  The Ebola virus was introduced into Nigeria on 20 July when an infected Liberian man arrived by aeroplane into Lagos, Africa’s most populous city. The man, who died in hospital 5 days later, set off a chain of transmission that infected a total of 19 people, of whom 7 died. According to WHO recommendations, the end of an Ebola virus disease […]