Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh, the consultant physician, who had contracted the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) from the Liberian, Mr. Patrick Sawyer, is dead.
Thisday Newspaper reported Tuesday night that sources close to Adadevoh, 58, said she succumbed to the disease Tuesday evening.
Adadevoh, DailyPost recalls, led the medical team at First Consultants Medical Centre, a Lagos-based hospital, that treated Sawyer.
She was said to have fallen into a coma on Monday and despite the valiant battle by the medical team to save her, she could not survive the scourge of the disease.
Her demise brings the total number of deaths from the Ebola virus to five in Nigeria.