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Lassa fever patient discharged from LUTH

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi – Araba, on Friday said that it had discharged a Lassa fever patient who had been in isolation for four weeks.

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Lassa fever outbreak a national embarrassment – Health Minister

Dr Isaac Adewole, the Minister of Health, has described the yearly outbreak of Lassa fever in the country as a national embarrassment. Adewole disclosed this at the Health Reform Foundation of Nigeria (HERFON) health policy dialogue series ‘1’ on Tuesday in Abuja.

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Lassa fever claims first casualty in Lagos

The Lagos State Government yesterday confirmed two more cases of Lassa fever in the state with one of the victims already dead. The development brought the number of Lassa fever cases in the state to three, including the index case at Ahmaddiya Hospital in Ojokoro part of the state.

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Stella Oduah advices Nigerians on Lassa Fever

The senator representing Anambra North senatorial district, Stella Oduah has called on Nigerians to cling to caution against the fast spreading Lassa Fever.

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Lawmaker to FG: Take Lassa Fever awareness campaign to villages

A call has gone to the Federal Government to urgently to take awareness campaign against Lassa fever to rural areas across the country.

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Lassa Fever hits Lagos, patient quarantined in LUTH

The dreaded Lassa Fever that has killed over 40 people in the country has hit Lagos, with the patient being currently quarantined at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH.

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Lassa fever kills doctor in Rivers

Panic gripped doctors, nurses, medical personnel and patients of the Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, old GRA, Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, southern Nigeria, following the death of a doctor in the Emergency Unit of the hospital suspected to have contracted the deadly Lassa fever disease.

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Lassa Fever: Ogun takes delivery of vaccine soon

The Ogun State Government has disclosed that it would soon take delivery of vaccine that cure lassa fever, adding that it put measures in place to prevent the disease from spreading to the state.

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