The mere prospect of Ebola in Africa’s most populous nation has Nigerians on edge.
In Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, Alex Akinwale, a 35-year-old entrepreneur, said he is particularly concerned about taking the bus, which is the only affordable way to travel.
“It’s actually making me very nervous. If I had my own car, I would be safer,” he said. “The doctors are on strike, and that means they are not prepared for it. For now I’m trying to be very careful.”
Edit: If this is true that doctors are on strike, it would lead me to believe general practitioners have decided not to expose them selves to the virus. These doctors would not have any of the required containment or protective equipment. Treating infected patients would be a death sentence. They are going to have a lot of unidentified infected people before long.