Via the Ebola page of International SOS, a summary of today's news. Click through to read the detail on Nigeria.
US: The third Samaritan's Purse aid-worker infected with Ebola in Liberia has been evacuated to Nebraska. The doctor worked in the ELWA hospital in the obstetric department and was not directly involved in care of Ebola patients. He is being taken to Omaha, and will be admitted to the Nebraska Medical Centre for treatment. The isolation facility there is similar to the unit at the Emory University facility in Atlanta. Two other similar units are available in the country - in Maryland and Montana.
Liberia: Unverified sources have reported that the Ebola treament facility at ELWA Hospital is temporarily closed to new patients as they have reached capacity. The CH Rennie Hospital in Margibi is said to have re-opened.
Nigeria: WHO advises there are now 21 cases - 16 confirmed, 1 probable and 4 suspected. Health officials in Lagos have warned the public not to rely on some Ebola testing kits available in the market. Fake testing kits claiming to provide very quick results (within 10 minutes) are being fraudulently sold. Reliable testing can be done only at officially designated diagnostic centres. Read more...
Senegal: The latest WHO situation report states no additional cases have been reported in Senegal, and no probable or suspected cases are under investigation. The nation has had only one case, which was imported from Guinea.