Lassa Fever Virus Outbreak: 3 Killed In Ekiti State, Others Quarantined

lassa fever kills 3 ekiti state

Lassa Fever disease has reportedly killed 3 persons in Ekiti state.

According to Health Commissioner, Rotimi Ojo who addressed reporters last night in Ado Ekiti, 5 out of 8 suspected cases tested negative to the viral disease.

Dr Ojo said proactive measures are being taken to curb the spread of the disease.

He advised residents to avoid self medication and ensure sick people are taken to the hospital.

He added that unusually high temperature or fever must be reported at the nearest hospital.

2 thoughts on “Lassa Fever Virus Outbreak: 3 Killed In Ekiti State, Others Quarantined

  1. Most times it is lack of money to spend on Medicare that causes people to try self medication. It is not out of choice but rather it is out of no choice. May God help us! Hmmnnnm!

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