Lassa Fever Hits Lagos State, One Quarantined At Teaching Hospital

Lassa Fever Hits Lagos State, One Quarantined At Teaching Hospital

The dreaded Lassa Fever that has killed over 40 people in the country has hit Lagos, with the patient being currently quarantined at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH.
The patient, who has been confirmed Lassa positive, is now at the Accident and Emergency unit of LUTH where he is being isolated.

The name of the Lassa patient is Ahmed Fasasi, a 25-year old male and was brought in to LUTH Frriday evening.

Lagos Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris confirmed it to P.M.NEWS on phone a few minutes ago, saying that the patient is from the Ahmadu Bello Univeristy, ABU, Zaria, Kaduna State.