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FG Confirms New Case Of Yellow Fever

The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a new case of Yellow Fever in a young girl in Oke Owa Community, Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara.

Prof. Isaac Adewole, Minister of Health, said the Lagos University Teaching Hospital carried out the laboratory diagnosis of the case while the Institute Pasteur, Dakar, Senegal confirmed it on Sept. 12.

The minister made this known in a statement issued by Mrs Boade Akinola, Director Media and Public Relations of the ministry today in Abuja. The minister said that the State Epidemiology Team has begun investigation in the affected area and surrounding communities following the confirmation of the case.

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