Friday, 19 August 2016

Medical doctor dies of Lassa fever

                  

According to the Chief Medical Director of  Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, NAUTH, Prof. Anthony Igwegbe, on Friday said a medical doctor had died of Lassa fever
he also noted that the doctor’s case was the only incident of Lassa fever handled by the hospital.

He said, “Yes, I can confirm to you that a medical doctor who was brought here from Asaba died from suspected Lassa fever case.
“When he was brought as a suspected case, we took the samples for Lassa fever test and it turned out positive.

source thenationomline

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