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Lassa Fever: Another case confirmed in Enugu

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Lassa Fever: Another case confirmed in Enugu

The Enugu State Ministry of Health, on Friday, confirmed the deaths of several persons diagnosed with Lassa Fever at the University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Utuku-Ozalla.
Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Dr. Ifeanyi Agujiobi, who confirmed the case during a press briefing at the state Secretariat, said the case involved a 24-year-old pregnant woman.
Dr. Agujiobi said the woman died on Thursday night and the preparations for a safe burial is underway.
According to the permanent Secretary, out of six suspected cases of Lassa Fever, three have been confirmed while two have died since the outbreak in the state.
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