Fresh Cases of Lassa Fever Virus Recorded in Ondo State


Three fresh cases of have been reported in state, according to the Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers (DSNO).

The body said the disease was detected in Owo and Akure North LGAs of the State. A case was first identified in Eyin-Ogbe, Owo LGA and was confirmed at Irrua Specialist Hospital, Edo State.

Two suspected cases were also identified in Ayede-Ogbese, Akure North LGA, and samples sent to same hospital for confirmation.

The state government however assured that there was no cause for alarm as the confirmed case was presently receiving treatment in Irrua, while the suspected cases were being placed on check.


Farouk Mohammed

Farouk Mohammed is a Senior Editor at Okay Nigeria (Okay.NG). He has been publishing for 5 years and focused more on Local/World News on Okay Nigeria.

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