Late Nurse Justina’s Fiancé Certified Free From Ebola Virus, Discharged From Isolation Center

Monday, August 25, 2014


The fiancé of late nurse, Justina Obi Ejelonu was discharged from Lagos Ebola quarantine center on saturday after his third test came out negative.

Remember Justina was one of the nurses who died of Ebola after primary contact with Patrick Sawyer. Dennis, who was her fiancé had been quarantined and later admitted into treatment after two tests confirmed that he was positive. (Read Justina's account on how she contracted Ebola Virus)

Dennis story is a powerful one, he refused to  abandon his fiancé despite her being diagnosed with Ebola. 

He told Saharareporters that Justina lost a two-month pregnancy...

vomited severally on him while she collapsed and had to be carried to hospital by him. After, Justina was admitted he hung around the hospital , occasionally going into the Ebola ward to cater for her as nurses and doctors abandoned the nurse to her fate at the treatment center.

Fourteen days after Justina died, Dennis had high temperature, instead of panicking he turned himself in to the treatment center for observation. An initial test led the center to quarantine him, and a second test came positive leading the center to admit him to treatment but this evening he was fully discharged after a third test carried out by international affiliates of the center came out negative.


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