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Details of Doctor Chugbo Emeka who died after exposure to COVID-19 patient in Lagos

A medical Doctor, Chugbo Emeka who is in private practice sadly died on Wednesday at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos mainland after contracting COVID-19.

It was gathered that 51-year-old Chugbo Emeka died of coronavirus-related complications which he developed from treating an infected patient in a hospital. He was rushed to LUTH on Monday.


The Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee of the hospital, Prof Wasiu Adeyemo, said: “The doctor is not a LUTH staff; he was a private practitioner, though he trained in LUTH some 18, 20 years ago.
One of his classmates called me that he has some issues in his private hospital, so I asked that he should be brought to LUTH. He was COVID-19 positive, we put  him on drugs but unfortunately, he died.” 

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