The Delta Government has donated personal protective medical equipment to the Federal Medical Centre ( FMC ), Asaba, as part of efforts to curtail the scourge of Lassa fever in the state.
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Nicholas Azinge, presented the items to the Chief Medical Director of the centre, Dr Victor Osiatuma, on behalf of the state government on Thursday in Asaba.
He stated that the kits would enable the medical personnel in the hospital to effectively fight the disease which recently re-emerged in the state.
The commissioner revealed that so far two confirmed cases had been recorded in the state and the victims receiving medical attention at the facility. Read more