Demands For Garri Drops As Lassa Virus Disease Kills One In Lagos

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January 23, 2016 – Demands For Garri Drops As Lassa Virus Disease Kills One In Lagos

The victim of the index case of Lassa fever in Lagos State has died.

The patient admitted to LUTH In Idi Araba died at the treatment center today.

As it stands, 3 out of the 14 suspected cases had tested positive to the killer virus.

Investigation in markets across Lagos, showed that a bag of garri which sold for N3,800 a week ago now sells for N3,500 due to low demand after LASG warns indigene to stop consuming raw Garri and other food that attracts rodents.