• Katsina confirms death of 2 persons from Lassa fever

    Katsina confirms death of 2 persons from Lassa fever

    The Katsina State Government said on Sunday that only two persons died following the outbreak of Lassa fever in the area.

    Kabir Mustapha, the Permanent Secretary in the state’s Ministry of Health, made this known to journalists in Katsina.

    He said that the disease was imported from neighbouring Kaduna State by the relatives of a deceased victim of the disease.

    Mr. Mustapha said that three other persons, who took active part in the burial of the corpse of the deceased victim, contracted the […]