Osun Confirms Two Cases of Lassa Fever
Osun State Government has confirmed two cases of Lassa fever in the state.
State Commissioner for Health, Dr Rafiu Isamotu made the confirmation at a news conference, at the Ministry of Health in Osogbo, the state capital.
Dr Isamotu said the two patients affected by the deadly disease were receiving treatment at the Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital, Ile-Ife.
Dr. Isamotu assured that the government would do all within its power to curb the spread of the fever and ensured that those affected were given adequate treatment.
Meanwhile, Medical experts in Osun State want residents to ensure personal and environmental hygiene to avoid being infected by Lassa fever.
They gave the advice against the recently reported case of Lassa fever in some states in the country.
Radio Nigeria correspondent, Temitope Mosadomi complete the story.