Lassa fever has reportedly killed a medical doctor, and three others in Anambra State.

The doctor was said to have died at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, on Tuesday, August 16.
Lassa Rat
Lassa Rat

This was revealed during a one-day Lassa fever training workshop organised by the state Ministry of Health.

A medical practitioner at the workshop, Dr Jane Ezeonu confirmed her colleague's death, while the director of Public Health in the state, Dr Emmanuel Okafor, also said the three other victims died recently.

Ezeonu said the late doctor was referred to NAUTH from Asaba, Delta state.

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