The Permanent Secretary in the Kastina State Ministry of Health, Dr. Kabir Mustapha, has confirmed the death of two persons from the out-break of Lassa fever in the state, the disease was imported from neighboring Kaduna state by the relations of a deceased victim infected by the disease.

According to him, the infected persons were immediately taken to the isolation Center at Babbarruga, to avoid spreading of the disease.

 Katsina State is located in North west Nigeria

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