News reaching 9jainsider.com has it that a Female student of Rufus Giwa Polytechnic has been reported to have contacted the deadly Lassa Fever, This was contained in a press release by the Institution’s Press Council. The patient has however been diagnosed at the Federal Medical Center, Owo. Her roommate has also been admitted at the Hospital for proper monitoring and test. Below is the Press Release by The Institution Press Council
THE PRESS COUNCIL, (Nigeria Union of Campus Journalists, NUCJ) RUFUS GIWA POLYTECHNIC, OWO, ONDO STATE CHAPTER✍🏼 📰
ATTENTION! ATTENTION!! ATTENTION!!!
Investigations and a report has reached the press council that a student who reside in female hostel of the institution has contacted Lassa fever and she is currently in the federal medical centre owo for diagnosis.
Meanwhile her roommates have been taken to the aforementioned health centre for necessary test to curb the fever from spreading.
It is on this note that the Rufus Giwa press council is creating the awareness that students and staff of the institution to ensure they be conscious and health wise.
We hereby advise students to be careful and health conscious!