IMO under siege, Lassa fever killed two

The health commissioner Dr Angela Uwakwem has confirmed that two residents of owerri have been killed and seven quarantined,according to her “Lassa fever is in owerri, it is confirmed, two people died of the virus after they were referred out of the federal Medical Center owerri”.

She also said “we have seven suspected cases of the virus” IMO State government is working hard to establish the point of first contact and everyone is advised to stop unnessesary hand shake.

IMO State governor His excellency Rochas Okorocha have been informed of the virus outbreak.

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