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Doctor who treated U.S. businessman who died from Ebola is also killed by the virus in Nigeria ,,

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Doctor who treated U.S. businessman who died from Ebola is also killed by the virus in Nigeria as first case reaches Saudi Arabia http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2717924/Deadly-Ebola-feared-reached-Middle-East-man-tested-disease-dies-Saudi-Arabia.html A Nigerian nurse who treated a man with Ebola is now dead and five others are sick with the disease, authorities revealed today - as the death toll in West Africa rose to at least 932 people. The growing number of cases in Lagos comes as authorities said they did not treat Patrick Sawyer as an Ebola patient and isolate him for the first 24 hours after his arrival in Nigeria last month. Mr Sawyer, a 40-year-old American of Liberian descent with a wife and three young daughters in Minnesota, was traveling on a business flight to Nigeria when he fell ill. The death of the nurse marks the second Ebola death in Nigeria, and this worries health experts as it is the Africa's most populous country and Lagos, where the deaths occurred, one of its biggest cities. Ben Webster, a Red Cross disaster response manager in London, said it is ‘critically important’ that people displaying symptoms are identified quickly. He added: ‘It's impossible to say whether this specific situation could have been avoided.