Ogun State Government Confirms Lassa Fever OutbreakĀ 

The Ogun State Government has confirmed Lassa fever outbreak, as it was reported that a 20-year-old patient tested positive for the virus and has been moved to one of the isolation centres that was set up by the state government.

Babatunde Ipaye, the State’s Commissioner for Health, disclosed that 66 people who had contact with the victim have been put under observation, as he called on residents to be calm, assuring them of adequate response surveillance in the case of another outbreak.

Tje commissioner further told the residents to always maintain good environmental and personal hygiene, to contain the spread of the fever.

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