The Chief Medical Medical Officer of Liberia, Dr. Francis Katteh, revealed yesterday that the second victim died in Monrovia following his return from Greenville.
He said the death of the two brings the toll to 12, and the total number of persons affected by the strange ailment to 21.
He said health authorities in the country have conducted the necessary tests which ruled out Ebola and Lassa Fever. However, specimens from the victims were sent abroad for further test to verify the cause of the deaths.
Meanwhile, the Communications Officer at the Ministry of Health, Sobor George, has reiterated call on all Liberians to alert heath authorities or report to health centers relatives who show symptoms of vomiting, stomach ache and diarrhea.
He also reminded Liberians to continue to abide by measures like hand washing, reporting sick and dead relatives to health ministry authorities in communities.