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Lagos State Govt Officials Lass Fever has been in Lagos since January 9th, but was only discovered on January 17th. Although this is a nightmare situation given the notoriety of Lagos for environmental pollution with rat-laden neighbourhoods, and a chaotic population density, the state government authorities have encouraged residents to keep calm, assuring that they are doing everything possible to curtail the spread of the virus. The index patient, a 25-year old man, an undergraduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, is reported to have developed fever, sore throats, difficulty swallowing on arriving Lagos and was admitted at Ahmmadiyyah Hospital, Ojokoro, on Saturday January 9, for all of 6 days. As his condition worsened, he was transferred to the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) on January 14, 2016. On January 15, at LUTH, he was pronounced a Lassa patient. Please Read Also: 'Lassa Begins Killing In Lagos' In a press briefing at the State Secr

Typhoid Fever Again & Again: Treated Water Is Not Helping

Natural Spring Water Products Water no get enemy’, the Yorubas say in Pidgin English. But, in recent decades, water has been a ruthless enemy to humanity. You have treate d typhoid over and over; and you have now resorted to buying bottle water for drinking. But, as you would have noticed, your health condition has either worsened or not improved. Some have gone from treating typhoid to treating ulcer, anxiety, hypertension, and even heart conditions. The reason is that you have moved from drinking unclean water to reliance on unnatural water.  Consi der the following statistics -           70% of your body is water. -           You can live for weeks without food, but not up to 1 week without drinking water. -  has it that in 2014, 783 million people did not have access to clean and safe water, and 37% of those people lived in Sub-Saharan Africa.  -           In developing countries, as much as 80% of illnesses are linked to poor water an