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Lassa Fever Resurfaces Again In Nigeria, Kills 2 Residents Doctors In Ebonyi State (Photo)

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Dear Colleagues,
There seems to be an outbreak of lassa fever in Abakaliki,Ebonyi State as we lost 2 Resident Doctors today,Dr Felix Ali,Dept of Community Medicine & Dr Abel Sunday Udo, Dept of Otorhinolaryngology,FETHA..

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Dr Felix Ali had complications of Lassa fever & he was taken to Irrua Specialist Hospital,Irrua where he eventually died..

Dr Abel Sunday Udo,operated on a patient 3weeks ago suspected to have had lassa fever and he died this afternoon..
He also lost the patient..

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The House Officer & the nurse that joined him in the surgery are presently on their way to Irrua Specialist Hospital,Irrua for expert care..

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We advise all Doctors and Healthcare Professionals to be very careful and apply universal safety precautions as they manage patients..

Dr. O.V Nnadi
Sec.Gen,NARD
14.01.2018

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