Lassa Fever Confirmed In Plateau-10 Killed, 28 New Cases - Waffi Tv

Lassa Fever Confirmed In Plateau-10 Killed, 28 New Cases

Waffi TVFebruary 21, 2019

Report By:Alex Adams

WaffiTV:Dr Kunden Deyin, the Plateau Commissioner for Health says the state has recorded 28 new cases of Lassa fever with 10 passings.

Deyin told the writers in Jos on Thursday that 64 cases were taken to the lab for affirmation out of which 28 were confirmed to be Lassa fever.

He said that one of the confirmed cases was imported from Kaduna State, including that the greater part of the affected people are reacting to medications.

He exhorted individuals to report quickly to the closest health office, at whatever point they had signs of any type of fever.

“Lassa fever presents like some other fever, with indications, for example, cerebral pain, body agony and general sentiment of being unwell.

“In this manner, any individual who is feeling feverish should visit the emergency clinic right away.

“Brief introduction is the way to lessening the death rate related with the infection, yet most occasions, patients do go to the emergency clinics late.

“Nonetheless, all health specialists should make referrals to other health offices, for example, the tertiary health offices, when you can’t deal with such cases like Lassa fever that require brief medical consideration”.

Deyin additionally prompted that individuals ought to figure out how to keep their environment clean and guarantee that it isn’t rodent friendly

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