Lassa Fever 7 suspected patients leaves hospital in Taraba

Attah Iliya, Head of Clinical services if the Federal Medical Center, Jalingo has confirmed that seven suspected Lassa fever patients left the hospital unauthorised.

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Attah Iliya, Head of Clinical services of the Federal Medical Center, Jalingo has confirmed that seven suspected Lassa fever patients left the hospital without proper treatment.

Iliya stated that the state is tracing the suspected patients.

Read: 9 victims  of Lassa fever discharged in Bauchi

He added that recently, four patient out of the 44-suspected cases admitted turned out positive to the virus.

In a related news, Adamu Gamawa, Chairman of the Bauchi state Primary Health Care Development Agency (BASPHCDA) disclosed to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the state’s teaching hospital (ATBUTH) has discharged nine out of the 10 patients treated for Lassa fever.

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