Lassa Fever kills a patient in Enugu State

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A person has died from Lassa Fever in Enugu State in an incident that occurred at the Federal Orthopedic hospital last week.

According to the State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Fintan Ekochin, who confirmed the death said since the admission of the patient to hospital, the state government has been tracing who may have had contact with the person.

Although no other case has been reported since then, the state government is appealing to healthcare providers and residents to improve their hygiene and report any suspected case of the disease.