A young lady of age 26 from ogun state known as Akinsola Titilayo died from the widespread of Lassa fever at the federal medical centre in Idi-Aba community of Abeokuta.
A representative of the Hospital, Mr. Segun Orisajo said in a statement;
“She (the victim) was rushed to the hospital four days ago and series of tests confirmed that she had Lassa fever. Our medical team did everything possible to save her life but unfortunately she died.”
Mr. Orisajo put the minds of members of the public by stating that they are working with the state government to contain the spread of the disease. Ogun State’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker has also confirmed the development.