First case of Lassa fever has been confirmed in Lagos
The first case of Lassa fever has been confirmed in Lagos.
A 25-year-old student of the Ahmadu Bello University was diagnosed of the killer
fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba. The patient
is said to have been admitted first at a private hospital in Ojokoro area of
Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, who
confirmed the report said the patient is responding to treatment. So far, 43 people have died from the fever
including a recent death at the National Hospital Abuja.