• Delta declared Lassa fever free

    Delta declared Lassa fever free

    Delta State has been declared free of Lassa fever disease, the Commissioner for Information, Patrick Ukah, has announced.

    The commissioner made the information known in Asaba on Wednesday when he briefed newsmen on some of the decisions of the State Executive Council meeting.

    Ukah said the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nicholas Azinge, told the council that following the death of one person in the state from Lassa fever, 55 quarantined persons had been cleared.

    Azinge on August 22 confirmed the outbreak of Lassa […]