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Nasarawa Government Confirms Lassa Fever Outbreak 

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The Nasarawa State authorities has confirmed {that a} Lassa fever case has been recorded within the state.

Mr Ahmad Yahaya the state’s commissioner of well being confirmed the incident after the state govt council assembly on Wednesday, January 29.

According to him, the fever which first broke out in Karu Local Government Area of the state was confirmed on the Garki General Hospital the place the sufferer is at present taking treatment with different suspected circumstances within the space present process quarantine.

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He additionally disclosed that there was one other suspected case in Lafia, stating that the suspected sufferer is in custody with checks underway to reach to confirm if certainly the person has the illness.

“The case we have in Karu local government area was confirmed in Garki General hospital. Other suspected cases too which were captured in Karu have been under quarantine, the preventive drugs are already on.

“We also had one in Lafia which has been taken into custody, all our teams are on course on that. The sample in Lafia has also been taken to Abuja, whether it is Lassa fever or not, hopefully, by tomorrow such confirmation will be on our table,” the Commissioner stated.

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