Tuesday, 12 January 2016

LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK: PRESS BRIEFING BY THE HONORABLE MINISTER OF HEALTH



I wish to begin this press briefing by wishing the citizens of Nigeria a Happy and Prosperous New Year, and to allay their fears on the current epidemic outbreaks of a Haemorrhagic Fever now confirmed by our laboratories to be Lassa Fever Viral Disease. 
The public is hereby assured that the government and its partners, and other stakeholders are working tirelessly to address the outbreak and bring it to timely end. 
It is important that I notify the nation through