Tuesday, January 12, 2016

4 Lagos Residents Undergo Lassa Fever Test, 3 Declared Negative

The Lagos State Ministry of Health has reported not less than four suspected cases of Lassa fever in the state, three of which have tested negative to the disease and one confirmed primary contact quarantined.

The Commissioner of Health, Dr. Jide Idris, who confirmed the suspected cases  in Lagos in a statement made available to Tribune Online, said that three of the four suspected cases were reported by the Mainland Hospital and General Hospital in Mushin and that further laboratory tests released on Tuesday had ascertained all three suspects negative of Lassa virus, the cause of Lassa fever, while the quarantined suspect is a primary contact of the confirmed case in Rivers State who lives in Lagos.

At present Lassa fever has claimed 41 lives from 93 reported cases in 10 states.

18 comments:

  1. Lord have mercy on us all


    @Galore

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  2. Ladun, on a serious note, u need to stop this extreme lateness of posting comments! Not cool at all!
    Remember, comments make the blog and more fun!

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  3. God help us from all dis diseases. PEACE OUT LADUN!!!

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    1. Amen Nigeria needs help as a Nation

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  5. But how come there was no prophecy concerning this lassa fever abi?

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  6. On a serious note the federal government has to make lassa fever awareness important

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  7. On a serious note the federal government has to make lassa fever awareness important

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  8. Another ebola?

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  9. Lagos sha... all disease must sha reach there

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  10. Those saying Lagos Lagos is Lagos special from other states

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