Friday, January 22, 2016

Lassa Fever: One Confirmed Dead In Lagos

The Lagos State government has confirmed the death of one of the three cases of Lassa Fever in the state.

According to the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris who gave the update today, said one dead victim was expected to be buried later today, noting that the State has recorded 14 suspected cases of Lassa Fever as at yesterday, January 21, 2016.

He also disclosed that the Ministry has shortlisted 447 contacts of the confirmed cases and 438 (98 per cent) of the contacts who are currently being monitored.