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7 Quarantined for Lassa Fever in Yobe

7 Quarantined for Lassa Fever in Yobe

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Seven people are under quarantine at Damaturu General Hospital on suspicion of Lassa fever in Yobe state. “Three out of the seven suspected cases had been discharged after an initial clinical analysis while the remaining four are still undergoing clinical appraisal,” said Yobe health commissioner Bello Kawuwa. He said standard protocols had not yet confirmed position of the outstanding four cases as they have been subjected to a second laboratory test. “In the month of July, about seven cases of suspected Lassa fever were reported in Yobe and they were subjected to normal clinical appraisal and out of these seven, three were looking less of Lassa fever. “We subjected such to laboratory analysis to confirm the true position and will only be confirmed when the result of the second