33 Year Old Man Dies Of Lassa Fever In Abuja

A thirty three year old man has died of Lassa fever in Abuja. Nigeria’s minister of Health, Professor Isaac Oyewole confirmed this during a visit to the National Hospital, Abuja, where the man died.

Nigeria has witnessed a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever in 4 states and the disease has reportedly claimed five lives so far.

Although the Ministry of Health has urged the public to take safety measures to prevent the spread of the deadly virus, there is little to indicate that the ministry has a handle on the outbreak.

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