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LASSA Fever Hits AAUA, Kills 2 Students
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LASSA Fever Hits AAUA, Kills 2 Students

As Lassa Fever spreads fast in various state in Nigeria, it has been reported to have hit Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba (AAUA) Ondo State and killed 2 students in the last 24 hours. This is coming right after relevant preventive measures to guide against outbreak of Corona Virus and Lassa Fever has been put into great consideration. The University, AAUA as also suspended the first semester examination to treat the epidemic. Students has been advised to report any illness to the nearest school health centre.
Lassa Fever Outbreak Hits Lagos State, Patient In LUTH (Precautions & Emergency Numbers)
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Lassa Fever Outbreak Hits Lagos State, Patient In LUTH (Precautions & Emergency Numbers)

The Lagos state government says the state has recorded its first case of Lassa fever. In a statement released on Wednesday February 19th, the state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, confirmed that a patient is currently in isolation at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH. Abayomi called on residents to be calm and not panic as the state government in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Health and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, will do everything possible to control the spread of the disease in the state. “The Ministry of Health through Epidemiology, Biosecurity and Global Health Directorate is currently carrying out ‘contact tracing’ to determine those who may have been infected in line with international standards while we beef up our other su...