UNICEF takes Lassa fever campaign to Anambra

  |   Nigeria News

FOLLOWING the recent outbreak of Lassa fever that claimed three lives in Anambra State, including a medical doctor, the United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has mounted an enlightenment campaign in five local government areas in the state believed to be directly or indirectly affected by the disease, to educate the people on how to avoid contracting it.

The five local government areas are Orumba North, where the deceased medical doctor hailed from; Nnewi North where the doctor died at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital located in the town; Ayamelum and Anambra West, where two women who died from the effect of the disease at Asaba, Delta State, hailed from, as well as Anaocha, which has boundaries with Orumba North and Nnewi North.

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