Ebola claims second life in Nigeria as five more infected

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Ebola has claimed a second victim in Nigeria, and the government says five more people are sick with the virus. They all had contact with Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian who flew into Lagos last month and died in a city clinic days later.

Authorities say they are taking steps to contain any spread but in this City of More than 20 million, people are getting worried.The Liberian government has warned that the Ebola outbreak will badly damage the country’s economy. Many gains made since the end of the civil war in 2003 could be reversed.

Ebola has claimed a second life in Nigeria and five more infected

Ebola has claimed a second life in Nigeria and five more infected

Ebola has claimed a second victim in Nigeria. And the government there says five more people are sick with the virus.They all had contact with Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian who flew into Lagos last month and died in a city clinic days later.

Liberia’s economy has been threatened by the Ebola outbreak, including cutting its growth forecasts. Officials fear that food prices will rise as farm workers stay home to avoid infection. CCTV’s Katerina Vittozzi reports.

Liberian economy threatened by Ebola outbreak

Liberian economy threatened by Ebola outbreak

The Liberian government has warned that the Ebola outbreak will badly damage the country's economy. Many gains made since the end of the civil war in 2003 could be reversed.

Girum Chala has more on the Ebola outbreak.

Girum Chala on the Summit

Girum Chala on the Summit

Girum Chala, CCTV's Ethiopian correspondant joins CCTV America in Washington to discuss the outbreak of Ebola in West-Africa.