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Fresh Lassa Fever death recorded in Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State

Authorities of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Edo State have confirmed the death of one person resulting from Lassa fever.

The Chief Medical Director of the hospital, Professor Sylvanus Okogbemini who confirmed the fresh Lassa Fever death in an interview with Edo Central Bureau Chief, Ferdinand Osakue said that two patients diagnosed of the dreaded disease are currently on admission in the hospital.

According to the Chief Nursing Officer in charge of the patient, Rebecca Apasso said that the patient was earlier diagnosed of the disease, was taken away and later brought back before giving up the ghost.

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