Reports reaching Niplanet has it that a 63-year-old man on an Arik Air Fight died Yesterday night 16th October during a flight from Lagos to New York.
According to a report from Daily Mail 145 passengers were on board but the man died before arriving the plane’s destination. His death prompted fear amongst passengers that he may have Ebola.
The case was immediately reported to the CDC, customs officials, and port authority. Authorities are said to have conducted a brief test on the body, and thereafter concluded that the deceased did not have Ebola.
However, criticisms came from individuals regarding the “very brief” examination conducted on the corpse adding that the examination would have taken more time.
Fear of Fresh Ebola Case in Nigeria, as Man Dies in Plane Flying to NY
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