Lassa Fever Breaks Out In Ogun State - 66 People Quarantined

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Lassa Fever Breaks Out In Ogun State - 66 People Quarantined
lassa fever patient being carried away
The Ogun State Commissioner for Health, Babatunde Ipaye has recently confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever after the same disease broke out in Yobe state
Babatunde said  a 20-year-old patient was tested positive for the virus and has been moved to one of the isolation centers set up by the state government.  

Ipaye also said 66 persons who had contact with the victim have been put under observation as he called on residents to remain calm and assured them of adequate response surveillance in the case of another outbreak.
The commissioner challenged residents to always maintain good environmental and personal hygiene to contain the spread of the fever.
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