Monday, 9 October 2017

Monkey Pox Hits Lagos, Two Cases Recorded

The dreaded but rare viral zoonotic disease (from animal to man) caused by Monkey pox virus that recently began in Bayelsa has reportedly hit Lagos state with two cases allegedly recorded.

Lagos state government has announced that two suspected cases of Monkeypox has been reported in the state. 

The state’s commissioner for health, Dr. Jide Idris made the announcement at an emergency briefing on Monday.

He said no confirmation has been made of the two cases but both are currently being investigated.

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