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Lassa Fever re-emerges, kills four In Nasarawa State
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Lassa Fever re-emerges, kills four In Nasarawa State

Mfonobong Akpan

Barely three weeks after the re-emergence of Lassa fever, killing two in Ogun State, the Nasarawa State government today confirmed the death of four persons from the disease in the state in north-central Nigeria.

Lassa Fever re-emerges, kills four In Nasarawa State

The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr. Daniel Iya, confirmed the deaths which he noted were from Lafia, the state’s capital, during an interview with Channels Television. He further disclosed that the state had recorded 16 suspected cases while 36 people, who had contact with the deceased, were being followed up.

He noted that the government has taken adequate measures to stall the spread of the deadly disease.