Lassa Fever Patient Escapes In Ebonyi

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Lassa fever patient flees hospital – A man undergoing treatment for Lassa fever in Ebonyi state has caused panic after he fled the hospital.

Lassa fever patient flees hospital
Lassa fever patient flees hospital

The man’s whereabouts is currently unknown, and Minister for Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has expressed anger over the incident, demanding that the man be found.

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“He should be traced and taken back to the facility,” Adewole said. “He should be reassured that he will live if the treatment is done promptly as he could not have absconded on his own without the support of the health officers.”

Adewole also criticized the Ebonyi state government for its poor handling of the disease, slamming them for transferring patients to Edo state when they had health centres.



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