• Lassa fever: Quarantined persons in Delta now 55

    Lassa fever: Quarantined persons in Delta now 55

    The number of persons under surveillance in Delta State for Lassa fever is now 55, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Nichols Azinge disclosed in Asaba, yesterday.

    Following the death of a medical doctor, who was diagnosed of the disease, 32 persons believed to have contacts with the deceased were quarantined. The number rose to 40 as the state government intensified efforts to prevent the spread of the disease.

    The late doctor, who ran a private health facility, Rainbow Hospital in Umuaji area of […]