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The Delta Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of a woman who allegedly manifested symptoms of Lassa fever virus.
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Mr. Ken Ihensekhien, has denied having hands in the attack by some angry youths on Governor Godwin Obaseki last Tuesday, during which he (Obaseki) was pelted with serchets of water.
The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, said it had placed under surveillance, no fewer than 30 persons, who allegedly had contact with a female doctor, who reportedly died of Lassa fever.
The federal government has been urged to show more commitment in the fight against Lassa fever.
The World Health Organisation and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday said they would work with the Edo State Government to curb the spread of the Lassa fever epidemic in the country.
The Delta State Government has said three out of the seven confirmed cases of Lassa fever have resulted in mortality since the outbreak of the disease in the state.
The Edo State Government has solicited for assistance from the Federal Government to tackle the increasing number of Lassa fever patients being admitted at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH) in the state.
In a bid to stop the high mortality and morbidity of Lassa fever and other infectious epidemic diseases in the country, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on the National Assembly to pass the bill establishing the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as a matter of urgency.
The Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, said a total of 102 suspected cases of Lassa have been reported in 8 local government areas of the state.
The Ebonyi State Government, on Saturday, blamed the Federal Government for its poor response to the Lassa fever outbreak, which was reported in the state since Jan. 14.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it has not yet recorded any case of Lassa fever in the territory.
Kogi State has recorded a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever as a medical doctor working with the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, has been confirmed to be a victim of the disease.
The Ebonyi State Government on Monday confirmed the death of two persons from a renewed Lassa fever outbreak in the state.
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