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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:05 pm 
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Media reporting a suspect Ebola case in Benin ex-Nigeria.

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COTONOU (Reuters) - A hospital in Benin is treating a Nigerian man suspected of having contracted Ebola and authorities have sent a sample of his blood to Senegal for testing, Health Minister Dorothée Gazard said on state television on Thursday.

The case is unconfirmed but Gazard's announcement triggered widespread fears in the capital Cotonou. Many people said they would stock up on food and stop eating at popular roadside food stalls to avoid possible infection, witnesses said.

(Reporting by Samuel Elijah; Editing by Matthew Mpoke Bigg and Andrew Roche)

http://www.thestar.com.my/News/World/20 ... -minister/

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Posted by: Adjinakou August 7, 2014

The Ebola virus that spreads terror in several countries in the sub-region rife there already in Benin? The concern becomes great for hours in Porto-Novo. Indeed, the medical profession of the county hospital Ouémé and Plateau is currently on the trail of a transferred directly from Lagos (Nigeria) and admitted to the emergency center said in the evening of Wednesday 06 August 2014 case .

While waiting for the results of the latest tests, the physician confirms that the patient has all the physical traits of a person with Ebola virus. It was about 16 hours for an ambulance came from Nigeria came to rest in front of the emergency department of the county hospital Ouémé and plateau. On board the vehicle, a patient whose case appears very critical. "The patient is of Nigerian origin. He was transferred directly from Lagos to Benin, "informs one of the hospital staff met at the entrance of the service. After the consultation, the doctor adds, "the patient presents disturbing traits. We noted a sudden onset of fever, intense weakness, muscle pain, headache and sore throat. These symptoms are followed by vomiting, diarrhea, rash, kidney and liver failure and internal bleeding. " The man in overalls is still a shade. According to him, other types of tests will put the final diagnosis of infection by the Ebola virus. A sample of the patient's blood is made to be analyzed at the national laboratory. Waiting a few questions: why have transferred a patient of this type of sound for Benin? If the test was positive, what protection is available to other patients admitted to the referral hospital which already let go of fear? We will return ...

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http://www.beninsite.net/spip.php?article15279

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:49 pm 
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Since Wednesday evening the rumor that a suspected case of infection by the Ebola virus was discovered in Benin. Some sources close to the Ministry of Health, we learn that samples from the patient are being analyzed. Results will be available by Thursday evening for the Beninese already alerted by word of mouth are permanently located.

According to rumors, it would be a Nigerian trader who is seriously ill and hospitalized at county hospital Oueme (CHDO) in Porto Novo in the administrative capital of Benin. As always according to sources not offcial, doctors responsible for the care fled in fear of being infected by the virus.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:59 pm 
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niman wrote:
Posted by: Adjinakou August 7, 2014

The Ebola virus that spreads terror in several countries in the sub-region rife there already in Benin? The concern becomes great for hours in Porto-Novo. Indeed, the medical profession of the county hospital Ouémé and Plateau is currently on the trail of a transferred directly from Lagos (Nigeria) and admitted to the emergency center said in the evening of Wednesday 06 August 2014 case .

While waiting for the results of the latest tests, the physician confirms that the patient has all the physical traits of a person with Ebola virus. It was about 16 hours for an ambulance came from Nigeria came to rest in front of the emergency department of the county hospital Ouémé and plateau. On board the vehicle, a patient whose case appears very critical. "The patient is of Nigerian origin. He was transferred directly from Lagos to Benin, "informs one of the hospital staff met at the entrance of the service. After the consultation, the doctor adds, "the patient presents disturbing traits. We noted a sudden onset of fever, intense weakness, muscle pain, headache and sore throat. These symptoms are followed by vomiting, diarrhea, rash, kidney and liver failure and internal bleeding. " The man in overalls is still a shade. According to him, other types of tests will put the final diagnosis of infection by the Ebola virus. A sample of the patient's blood is made to be analyzed at the national laboratory. Waiting a few questions: why have transferred a patient of this type of sound for Benin? If the test was positive, what protection is available to other patients admitted to the referral hospital which already let go of fear? We will return ...

Charles Honvoh
http://www.beninsite.net/spip.php?article15279

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 5:24 pm 
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Benin Republic, Nigeria’s neighbour, has reported its first case of Ebola. The suspected victim is however a Nigerian. He is now receiving treatment in a hospital in Cotonou, the capital.

Health Minister Dorothée Gazard, an associate professor of parasitology and mycology, said on state television on Thursday, that a sample of of the Nigerian blood has been sent to Senegal for testing, .

The case is unconfirmed but Gazard’s announcement triggered widespread fears in the capital Cotonou. Many people said they would stock up on food and stop eating at popular roadside food stalls to avoid possible infection, witnesses said.

Over 900 people have died in West Africa since the outbreak of the virus early this yet.

http://thenewsnigeria.com.ng/2014/08/07 ... -hospital/

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 5:47 pm 
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niman wrote:
niman wrote:
Posted by: Adjinakou August 7, 2014

The Ebola virus that spreads terror in several countries in the sub-region rife there already in Benin? The concern becomes great for hours in Porto-Novo. Indeed, the medical profession of the county hospital Ouémé and Plateau is currently on the trail of a transferred directly from Lagos (Nigeria) and admitted to the emergency center said in the evening of Wednesday 06 August 2014 case .

While waiting for the results of the latest tests, the physician confirms that the patient has all the physical traits of a person with Ebola virus. It was about 16 hours for an ambulance came from Nigeria came to rest in front of the emergency department of the county hospital Ouémé and plateau. On board the vehicle, a patient whose case appears very critical. "The patient is of Nigerian origin. He was transferred directly from Lagos to Benin, "informs one of the hospital staff met at the entrance of the service. After the consultation, the doctor adds, "the patient presents disturbing traits. We noted a sudden onset of fever, intense weakness, muscle pain, headache and sore throat. These symptoms are followed by vomiting, diarrhea, rash, kidney and liver failure and internal bleeding. " The man in overalls is still a shade. According to him, other types of tests will put the final diagnosis of infection by the Ebola virus. A sample of the patient's blood is made to be analyzed at the national laboratory. Waiting a few questions: why have transferred a patient of this type of sound for Benin? If the test was positive, what protection is available to other patients admitted to the referral hospital which already let go of fear? We will return ...

Charles Honvoh
http://www.beninsite.net/spip.php?article15279

http://www.journal-adjinakou-benin.info ... 08&an=2014

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"The patient is of Nigerian origin. He was transferred directly from Lagos to Benin", informs one of the hospital staff met at the entrance of the service.

Wait... what?

I wonder why they did that.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 07, 2014 6:20 pm 
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It Ebola virus in West Africa appears to be spreading further and may have surfaced in Benin. The Minister of Health said in a televised speech that a Nigerian man with symptoms of Ebola in the hospital is included.
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Blood samples from suspected Ebola patient were sent to Senegal to be tested. Although yet to be confirmed whether the man is actually infected with the virus, the TV speech by Minister Dorothée Gazard led according to news agency Reuters to panic in Cotonou, the largest city in the country.

Hoarding
Residents of the city of hoarding food. Also, many Beniners say they buy food at the many street stalls in order to prevent contamination. Virus

So far in four West African countries confirmed Ebola cases were confirmed: in Guinea , Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria, neighboring Benin.

At the borders of these countries is strictly controlled and in Liberia and Sierra Leone is a state of emergency. These countries have deployed the army to get. Outbreak under control Nearly 1,000 people have been deceased for Ebola.

American CDC
The American Health CDC, one of the most important centers in the world in the field of epidemiology, has been at the highest level of readiness. More than 200 employees in the American city of Atlanta are involved in the outbreak and its consequences.

Be brought to West Africa to help curb the outbreak. Asap 50 employees of the organization The director of the CDC told a special committee of Congress that he is convinced that there is no major outbreak in the United States will occur.

In the United States, two are Americans nursed in a hospital near Atlanta. They have the virus in West Africa incurred. According to the director of the health service, it is not clear whether the strike experimental treatments that undergo the two patients.

http://nos.nl/artikel/683971-paniek-in- ... virus.html

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 08, 2014 8:43 am 
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A Nigerian man is currently suspected of contracting the Ebola virus and is undergoing treatment in a hospital in Benin Republic.

A sample of his blood has been sent to Senegal for testing, says Health Minister Dorothée Gazard.

Even though this is as yet unconfirmed, there is widespread fear and panic in the seat of government, Cotonou.

http://www.nigerianbulletin.com/threads ... tal.87595/

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