Panic In Edo Over New Outbreak Of Lassa Fever
Residents of Edo state are presently being tensed up following a fresh outbreak of Lassa Fever in the area.
NIGERIA NEWS gathers that the new outbreak of the killer disease in the state occurred in Esan North-East, Esan Central, Etsako East and other local government areas.
The information was confirmed by the state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr David Osifo on Wednesday in an interview with reporters in Benin, the state’s capital.
He further said, “Residents in the state should avoid eating raw food that not properly stored in covered containers. If possible, people should suspend the drinking of garri.”
The commissioner also appealed to residents in the state to quickly notify the appropriate authorities as soon as they experience any symptom which relates to the disease.