Lassa fever hits Lagos

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A case of Lassa fever has been recorded in Lagos, the 25 years old patient, who is a student of Ahmadu Bello University was diagnosed with the ailment at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba.

The patient  was first admitted  at a private hospital in Ojokoro area of Lagos State before he was transferred to LUTH.

The Health  Minister,  Isaac Adewole said the patient was  responding to treatment.

The minister confirmed 40 deaths from a Lassa fever outbreak in parts of the country last week.

The death toll increased by the death of a patient  at the National Hospital, Abuja during the week.



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