Dr Ameyo Stella Adadevoh would have witnessed her 62nd birthday today but she gave her life to millions of Nigerians. Today Google celebrates the uncommon contribution of Stella Adedevoh to curb the spread of Ebola in Nigeria with Google Doodle.
Dr Ameyo Stalla Adedevoh was an uncommon Nigerian, a Lead Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist who ran a private Hospital in Lagos.
Patrick Sawyer landed in her Hospital with Ebola virus. She diagnosed him as confirmed the first Ebola virus which nobody by that time has heard about. For the love she has for Nigeria she kept Patrick Sawyer on admission despite the threat she received from Liberian officials who wanted the patient to be discharged to attend a conference, she resisted the pressure and said, “for the greater public good” she would not release him.
she contracted Ebola and died alongside 3 of her colleagues. The good news is that she prevented the spread of Ebola and saved the 190 million Nigerians.
Today, Million of Nigerians join Google to celebrate your 62nd Posthumous Birthday.
Google said in a statement. “Today our #Googledoodle celebrates the life of Stella Adadevoh, the Nigerian doctor, who helped stop the spread of Ebola in the country during the 2014 outbreak,”
Nigerians took to Twitter to join the celebration in different tweets:
Mystatenews obtained some of the tweets below:
— Google Doodles (@GoogleDoodles) October 27, 2018
Patrick Sawyer would have left the hospital. Ebola would have flooded Lagos. Nigeria will hav been engulfed.
She STOPPED all these.
She gave her life for us.
Millions in Nigeria are alive today because of you Ma.
With tears, I celebrate Stella Adadevoh’s birthday. A true hero. pic.twitter.com/EsqSqGE0ih
— YourFavOnlineDoctor (@DrOlufunmilayo) October 27, 2018
Dr. Stella Adadevoh – was the Lead Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at a private hospital in Lagos, Nigeria where she worked for 21 years. She had never seen Ebola before but was able to diagnose and contain Nigeria’s first-ever Ebola patient in July 2014 pic.twitter.com/g5AKgGDU44
— Oluwanifemi (@0luwanifemi) October 27, 2018
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