Lassa fever hits Ekiti, Delta
Written by Taiwo Adediran on January 19, 2016
There was panic yesterday in Ido Ekiti, headquarters of Ido/Osi Local Government Area, Ekiti State and Asaba, Delta State following the confirmation of two Lassa fever cases. The victim in Ekiti State, a Nursing student, is now on admission at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti (FETHI) after testing positive to the virus on Saturday.
Commissioner for Health Doctor Olurotimi Ojo, who confirmed the case yesterday at a meeting on Lassa fever in Ado Ekiti, said the patient has been isolated and that doctors were battling to save her life.