Ebola fears spread as another country reports citizen killed

Posted at 8:01 AM, Aug 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-06 08:01:35-04

ATLANTA (CNN) — Another country has reported that one of its citizens died from Ebola — bringing the overall death toll in West Africa closer to 900.

A Nigerian nurse died after helping care for an Ebola patient, the country’s Ministry of Health said Wednesday. The nurse was part of the medical staff that treated a Liberian-American man who had traveled to Nigeria and died.

Nigeria has also confirmed another five cases of Ebola, the Health Ministry said.

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