1st Lassa Fever Virus Case Reported In Asaba Delta State, 22 Placed In Isolation At St Joseph’s Hospital

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January 18,2016 – First Lassa Fever Virus Case Reported In Asaba Delta State, 22 Placed In Isolation At St Joseph’s Hospital

A woman from Asaba has been confirmed as the first Lassa fever virus case in Delta State.

According to Health Ministry Spokesman, Oyewo Churchill, 22 people who had contact with the unidentified 65-year-old woman have been placed in isolation at St  Joseph’s Hospital in Asaba.