Coronavirus: Why Identity Of Italian Patient Was Not Made Public – FG

The federal government of Nigeria has disclosed that the identity of the Italian who brought coronavirus into Nigeria was not made public because it negates medical ethics.

According to Osagie Ehanire, the minister for health, for such to be done, the patient would need to give his consent.

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Speaking while fielding questions from newsmen shortly after the federal executive meeting(FEC) on Wednesday, the minister further explained that Patrick Sawyer, the Ebola index case, was different because he was already dead at the time and as such his identity didn’t matter anymore.

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