Health Commissioner Jide Idris announced that Lagos now has eight suspected cases of Ebola. The infected all came into contact with Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian who died in the major city last month, becoming the country's first casualty. 

Ebola workersEbola workers Recall that the second person confirmed infected with the disease was a doctor who attended to Sawyer.

Six others who came in contact with Sawyer were quarantined, the commissioner says, but have yet to show symptoms.

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