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Lassa fever kills one in Plateau, others hospitalized

Lassa feverOne person has been confirmed dead while four others are on admission, following suspected cases of Lassa Fever in Jos North Local Government of Plateau State.
The Chief Epidemiologist of the State, Dr. Raymond Juryit stated this while speaking to Journalists in Jos.

He expressed regret that samples of the disease had been sent to Edo State for verification and that the case had been reported to the Federal Ministry of Health for assistance.

On suspected cases of Cholera in the State, the State Epidemiologist said ten new suspected cases had been recorded in Rikkos area of Jos North Local Government Area.

Dr. Juryit denied reports on reported cases of the disease in Mangu Local Government Area of the State.

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