The Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, has confirmed a case of Lassa Fever in the hospital.

Confirming this in a telephone chat with our correspondent, the Chairman, LUTH Medical Advisory Committee, CMAC, Professor Wasiu Adeyemo said the hospital was on top of the situation, even as it explained that the patient was responding to treatment.

We had a plan before we saw this case. “We have already prepared our frontline staff.

We informed Lagos State after we made the diagnosis. “We have isolated the patient and commenced treatment and the patient is doing well.” He added that adequate arrangement has been made to protect the staff and other patients in the hospital “Our staff are protected,” he maintained.