Lassa Fever berths in Calabar, takes 22 year old live, others feared infected

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Efio-Ita Nyok|23 February 2017 Lassa Fever, a dreaded killer disease yesterday took one life in Calabar, Cross River State capital NegroidHaven can report. According to available information one Christabel Itodo, 22 years old and wife to a military personnel resident at Eburutu Army Barracks, Calabar has lost her life to the viral haemorrhogic fever. Late Itodo took ill in Benue State requested to be admitted at Eburutu Barracks clinic from where she was further referred to Navy Hospital, Calabar and finally to University of Calabar Teaching Hospital UCTH where she gave up the ghost 12 hours later. According to telephone conversation between FearlessReports and Prof. Thomas Agan the Chief Medical Director CMD of UCTH, 'There's no cause for alarm. The woman died less than 12 hours when she was brought to the teaching hospital. She was in Navy hospital all this while and was only brought here in a critical situation. 'We are just worried about our doctors and nurses who attended to her. We have quarantined them and will write officially to the health Minister and the Director, centre for disease control tomorrow'. 'The whole thing is under control and there's no cause for alarm. The state government is in control of the situation and we have quarantined all our doctors and nurses who had contact with her', the CMD added. Efio-Ita Nyok
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