Lassa Fever 1 reportedly dies of disease in Zamfara

New reports say a suspected Lassa fever patient died yesterday, December 26, 2016 in Zamfara under medical care.

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New reports say a suspected Lassa fever patient died yesterday, December 26, 2016 in Zamfara under medical care.

Read: Death toll rises to 58

Hamza Garba, Head of Clinical Unit recounts that a bleeding patient from ‘Yar Tukunya village in Gusau LGA was brought into the clinic, admitted and quarantined, but died before it could be confirmed it was Lassa fever.

Dailypost reports that Habib Yalwa, Director of Public Health in the Ministry of Health says no case of that nature has been recorded.

Read: Professor says Yorubas are immune to disease

Austin Ojotule, Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has confirmed two cases of Lassa fever in Kogi state.

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