FMC Umuahia Dispels Rumor of Lassa Fever Outbreak in the Hospital


The Federal Medical Center, Umuahia, has debunked having a case of Lassa fever as reported by some media organizations in Abia State.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the hospital, Mr Darlington Madubuko, issued the disclaimer while speaking with newsmen in Umuahia, the Abia State capital.

He urged the general public to disregard the information adding that the hospital has put adequate measures in place to tackle any outbreak of the disease.

Mr Madubuko, therefore, advised journalists to always verify information before disseminating.