Nigeria's minister of Health says careless doctors are to blame for spread of lassa fever

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    Nigeria

    Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole has blamed the spread of lassa fever on lax safety measures of health personnel in the country. He said this when he paid a courtesy call on the Ebonyi state Governor, David Umahi following the death of 4 Medical health workers from lassa fever.

    He said:

    “What is worrisome is that when doctors and healthcare workers become infected, then the country is in danger because everyone that will go and meet that doctor or nurse is at risk. Lassa fever requires close contact between the blood of an infected person and healthcare workers looking out for…



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