A physician in Taraba State, Dr. Ameh Sunday Eneojo, died of kidney problems from Lassa fever.
The President of the Affiliation of Resident Medical doctors, Gabriel Ahmed, who informed journalists on Monday, stated Sunday caught the illness whereas treating contaminated sufferers.
He additionally known as on the state authorities to facilitate the set up and activation of the molecular laboratory with PCR in specialist hospitals for the fast prognosis of Lassa fever.
“The affiliation has one among our expensive colleagues, personally on Sunday from Dr. Ameh Eneojo, misplaced to COVID-19 and Lassa fever.
“He died of kidney problems in transit on February 5, 2021 after being referred to the IRRUA Specialty Hospital in Edo State for additional therapy as a result of there was no Lassa-specific dialysis machine within the state.
“His dying is a good loss and we urge the federal government to take this chance to offer an infectious illness middle, specifically a Lassa fever diagnostic and therapy middle in Taraba state.
“This explicit illness is endemic and has claimed many well being care lives,” he stated.
The physician dies of Lassa fever in Taraba