LASSA FEVER: KADUNA GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS NEW CASE

The Kaduna State Ministry of Health on Saturday said it has recorded successfully treated two lassa fever victims out of the eight confirmed cases on admission in hospitals. The government, however, a 40-year-old man confirmed  to be carrying the disease on at the ABUTH, Zaria, is now receiving treatment at the Infectiius Deseases Control  Centre.…

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LASSA FEVER: AVOID DRINKING SOAKED GARRI -MEDICAL UNION

The Director of Public Health, Enugu State, Dr. Boniface Okolo, has cautioned Nigerians against the consumption of soaked garri to avoid contacting Lassa fever. Okolo, who gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Enugu, said the rats that cause the disease were mostly in contact with Nigeria’s most popular staple food, garri,…