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Lagos State confirms it’s first case of Lassa fever

Online Radio - TD February 20, 2020 7

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Lagos State records it’s first ever case of the Lassa Hemorrhagic fever which has been reported to be in over 19 states in the country.

The State Commissioner for Health Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a statement on Wednesday, confirmed that the patient is currently in isolation at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.

He later assured that the situation is under control and called on residents of the state to be calm and not panic.

He assured residents that state government, in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, was doing everything possible to control the spread of the disease in the state.

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