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  • Oyo State Health Commissioner says some cases reported during the outbreak of Ebola in Nigeria were actually Lassa fever cases

    http://www.tribune.com.ng/news/news-...of-lassa-fever
    Oyo confirms outbreak of lassa fever

    25.Oct.2014

    Oyo State Commissioner for Health, Dr Muyiwa Gbadegesin, has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state in western Nigeria, assuring that the government is on top of the situation as well as curtailing it.
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    He further stated that some of the cases reported at UCH during the outbreak of Ebola in Nigeria were actually Lassa fever cases, adding, “some patients that came to UCH thinking that they had Ebola were later diagnosed of Lassa fever. Lassa fever has drug. It can be treated if promptly reported.”
    Last edited by Emily; October 28th, 2014, 05:23 PM. Reason: Added 'some' to title
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