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No Case of Lassa Fever in Osun – Commissioner

No Case of Lassa Fever in Osun – Commissioner

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The Osun state government on Tuesday described as untrue the reported case of Lassa fever in the state, adding that only isolated death case of a patient from a neighbouring state was recorded. This was contained in a press statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Adelani Baderinwa, and made available to newsmen in Osogbo. Baderinwa explained that the patient was admitted at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital Ile-Ife, and later died. According to him, the government of Osun, in its proactive measure and prompt response quarantined individuals around the hospital who must have had contact with the late patient to prevent spread of the disease. The statement, however, advised residents of the state to maintain high level of hygiene and kee...