OMG!! Lagos State Records First Lassa Fever Death


22 Jan 2016

OMG!! Lagos State Records First Lassa Fever Death

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 The Lagos State government authorities have confirmed the demise of one of the three instances of Lassa Fever in the state.

The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris the dead casualty was required to be covered later on Friday, and that the State has recorded 14 associated cases with Lassa Fever as at January 21 

"Three of the associated cases were confirmed positive with Lasssa Fever. One case was confirmed on January 15 and two cases were confirmed on January 18. Eight suspected cases tried negative, while we are anticipating results for the staying three suspected cases."He additionally uncovered that the Ministry has shortlisted 447 contacts of the confirmed cases and 438 (98 for each penny) of the contacts who are as of now being monitored.The late casualty is a 51-year-old man who lived in Ilasan, Lekki and came back from Edo where he went to a wedding service on December 28, last year.He was at first conceded at Divine Medical Center in Ikoyi on January 12, 2016 and alluded to Mainland Hospital Yaba early January 18, 2016 and later passed on at 2pm same day before the consequence of the research facility test that confirmed him sure of Lassa Fever was received.

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