Relief appears to be on the way of Ebola Virus Disease ( EVD ) patients as the Federal Government Thursday ordered for drugs to be given to the patients.
Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu briefing journalists in Abuja on the update of the virus said, “the drug, Nano Silver is already on its way to Lagos, Thursday morning.”
He explained that the drug “was provided by a Nigerian scientist and has been used experimentally.”
The minister also clarified that there are no cases of Ebola in Enugu, adding that, rumours of possible cases in Abia, Anambra, Imo and fears on Cross River States have been ruled out as there is no single case of Ebola in those states.
Chukwu also hinted that government is to apply to WHO for drugs that have donated the organisation.