Lassa Fever Kills Two People in Ondo State

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed three new cases of Lassa fever in Ondo State
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed three new cases of Lassa fever in Ondo State
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed three new cases of Lassa fever in Ondo State, including a health worker with two new deaths. According to the NCDC, in the reporting week 42, one new healthcare worker was infected in Ondo State and forty-one healthcare workers have been affected since the onset of the outbreak in seven states – Ebonyi (16), Edo (15), Ondo (five), Kogi (two), Nasarawa (one), Taraba (one) and Abia (one) with ten deaths in Ebonyi (five), Kogi (one), Abia (one), Ondo (two) and Edo (one).
Also, NCDC said that a monkey pox case in Israel on October 13, 2018 has travel history from Nigeria. The NCDC, has confirmed two new cases of monkey pox out of 10 new reported cases, noted that it is following up closely with the Ministry of Health in Israel following the report of a confirmed monkey pox case in the country on October 13, 2018 with a travel history from Nigeria.

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