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Nigeria health minister: 'Ebola is a national emergency'

Nigeria's Health Minister says Ebola is now a national emergency as fears rise that the virus is spreading in Africa's most populous country.

Five more cases were confirmed in Nigeria on Wednesday, and a second person has died from the disease.

The World Health Organisation says 932 people have now been killed by Ebola in West Africa.

Tomi Oladipo reports from Lagos.

  • 06 Aug 2014
  • From the section Health
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