lassa virus

  1. L

    Metro Deadly Lassa Virus Surfaces in Ondo State

    Three fresh cases of Lassa fever have been reported in Ondo state, according to the Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers (DSNO). The body said the disease was detected in Owo and Akure North LGAs of the State. A case was first identified in Eyin-Ogbe, Owo LGA and was confirmed at...
  2. P

    Metro Yoruba People Are Genetically Immune To Lassa Fever Virus – Prof. Happi

    Prof. Christian Happi has claimed that Yoruba people, by the make-up of their genes, are immune to Lassa virus that causes Lassa fever. According to National Mirror, the researcher, who is Dean, College of Postgraduate Studies, Department of Biological Sciences, Redeemer’s University, Ede, Osun...
  3. L

    Metro Lagos Records First Lassa Fever Death

    The Lagos State government authorities have confirmed the death of one of the three cases of Lassa Fever in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris the dead victim was expected to be buried later on Friday, and that the State has recorded 14 suspected cases of Lassa Fever...
  4. L

    Metro Govt Gives Update on Deadly Lassa Virus in Lagos State

    Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris confirmed the presence of Lassa virus in the state, urging residents to remain calm. Idris explained that patient zero was reported to have fallen ill after he arrived Lagos and “was taken to Ahmadiyyah Hospital, Ojokoro on January 9, 2016...
  5. L

    Metro Deadly Lassa Virus Now Confirmed in 10 Nigerian States [See LIST]

    The Lassa fever has spread to 11 Nigerian states, recent reports say. The states affected are: Bauchi state Nasarawa state Niger state Taraba state Kano state Rivers state Edo state Oyo state Plateau state FCT Abuja Lassa Fever: 7 Things You Should Know About The Deadly Viral Illness About...