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No case of Lassa fever, COVID-19 at LASUTH — Official

by Damilola Agekameh The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja, Lagos, says no patient with Lassa fever or COVID-19 symptoms was admitted into its health facility. Dr. Oladeji Adewunmi, Medical Officer, Clinical Service Department in LASUTH, made the clarification in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on

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Dear Mainlanders, 6 important things you need to know about the Lassa virus and how to prevent it

by Leslie Jacks Dear residents of the Lagos Mainland, medical experts have announced that the Lassa fever is back with reported cases in parts of the country. For starters, Lassa fever is a viral illness caused by Lassa virus whose causative agent is rats. its a viral illness lasting one to four weeks. These rodents live

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Agege LG boss takes Lassa fever campaign to markets

In a bid to continue the sensitization drive about the effects of the deadly Lassa fever, the newly elected chairman of Agege Local Government, Hon. Ganiyu Egunjobi, has commenced the campaign against the disease across three main markets in the LG area. This development is in connection with the efforts to

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Fear as another patient test positive to Lassa fever in LUTH

One of the 100 people placed on surveillance by the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba over suspicion of being infected with Lassa fever has tested positive to the virus. This development is following the three medical doctors who initially tested positive in the same tertiary hospital, were discharged after treatment. Confirming

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Panic as LUTH discovers 3 more cases of Lassa Fever

Officials at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, has confirmed three more cases of Lassa fever in Lagos just as the State Government urged residents not to panic as it is on top of the situation. Recall that two persons infected with the disease have died at the LUTH. Also,

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Beware: 100 people placed under surveillance over Lassa Fever outbreak

The Lagos State Epidemiology Unit has issued a notice to all heads of health departments in Ikorodu Local Government Area over the corpse of a victim released from the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). LUTH management had reportedly released the corpse to the family before realising that the victim died from

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