Dr Ameyo Adadevoh Who Attended to Patrick Sawyer Dies from Ebola
Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh, the consultant physician, who had contracted the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) from the Liberian, Mr. Patrick Sawyer, is dead.
Sources close to Adadevoh, 58, said she succumbed to the disease Tuesday evening.
It would be recalled that Adadevoh, 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.
Hospital sources said she was the doctor who refused to let Patrick Sawyer leave the First Consultant Hospital in Obalende, Lagos, when he attempted to leave.
Her demise brings the total number of deaths from the Ebola virus to five in Nigeria, They include the index (first) case, Patrick Sawyer, one medical doctor, two nurses and the ECOWAS staff.
Dr Adadevoh is survived by a son and her husband.
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