Lassa Fever: Two killed, 26 new reported cases emerge in Bauchi

Two people have been confirmed dead following the scourge of Lassa Fever in Bauchi State. The Director General, Primary Health Care Development Agency, Pharmacist Adamu Ibrahim Gamawa told DAILY POST in Bauchi.

He added that about 26 cases of Lassa Fever had also been reported with four people confirm affected already.

Gamawa stressed that this followed the Agency’s decision to review the primary healthcare service from January to March, 2019

Gamawa noted that the cases were discovered in five LGAs of Bauchi State which include Bauchi,Dass,Bogoro, Tafawa Balewa and Toro.

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The Director General maintained that government is currently training about 60 health workers in all the 20 LGAs of the state to curb the cases of Lassa Fever.

He urged residents to keep their environment clean so as not to breed rats and mosquitoes.

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