An outbreak of Lassa Fever has claimed two lives in Kaduna on Wednesday according to a government health agency.
Ikara said that the cases were recorded in Kubau and Chikun Local Government Areas of the state, adding that this were the first cases recorded this year.
He said the risk communication team had also been alerted as awareness was ongoing through jingles, community sensitisation across the state.
Ikara urged the public to maintain personal hygiene and environmental sanitation, while patrons should avoid consuming bush meat and to report any suspected cases promptly. (NAN)