Lassa Fever: 2 cases confirmed; one dead
The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has confirmed two cases of Lassa Fever in Accra.
The confirmation comes after the Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research conducted a test on victims.
The GHS disclosed that the first case was a 40-year-old trader, who was unwell for a period of about two weeks and finally died at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital.
The second case is a contact of the fatal case and is currently on admission but is very stable.
The GHS in a statement noted that so far, 56 contacts have been identified and are being followed up by the Ghana Health Service.
An environmental assessment is currently ongoing.
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