LASSA Fever: Delta Health Commissioner Confirms Two Cases
The Delta state commissioner for Health Dr Mordi Ononye has confirmed that two cases of Lassa fever was reported in the state with the first female victim losing her life at the Federal Medical Centre in Asaba the state capital.
He gave the confirmation while briefing journalists on the number of persons affected by the virus in the state.
Addressing newsmen, the Delta health commissioner said the state has always taken proactive measures in the seasonal fight against Lassa fever.
He spoke on the death of a female victim, while also stating that the second male victim is presently responding to treatment.
Meanwhile, the state government has commenced a sensitization campaign in the twenty-five local government areas of the state in preventing the spread of the dreaded virus