Health Minister say: I never mentioned the name of the doctor cured of Ebola
Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, the Minister of Health, on Sunday 17th August 2014 in Abuja said he never mentioned Dr Adadevor as the female doctor who was treated and discharged of Ebola virus as reported by some sections of the media. The minister’s reaction is contained in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media and Communication, Mr Dan Nwomeh.
“It has been brought to the attention of the Minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, that the first Nigerian to be diagnosed of Ebola Virus Disease, a female doctor who treated the index case and who was discharged to go home yesterday, is being reported in some of the media to be one Dr Adadevor.
“The minister wishes to clarify that the name of the patient is not Dr Adadevor, this should be noted,’’ the statement stated. (NAN)