Sad News: Lassa Fever claims two lives

Lassa fever has claimed the lives of two persons in Plateau, while two others are on admission, Dr. Fom Dakwak, the Commissioner for Health, has confirmed.

Dakwak told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Jos that the first victim, a woman, died at the Jos University Teaching Hospital, while the other, a man, died at the Vom Christian hospital.

“Two other persons are currently on admission at the Vom Christian Hospital and are responding to treatment,’’ he said.

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