Fears gathers as two doctors lost their lives to lassa fever in Ebonyi

Two resident doctors serving at the Federal Teaching Hospital Abakiliki, FETHA, Ebonyi, have lost their lives to lassa fever.

In a statement was issued by the National Association of Resident Doctors, NARD and was signed by NARD secretary, Dr. O.V Nnadi.

It read: “The President of NARD Dr Ugochukwu Chinaka and the whole NARD NEC commiserate with the President and congressmen of ARD.FETHA on the sudden loss of another of our Colleague, Dr Abel Sunday Udo, a Resident Doctor in the Department of Otorhinolayngology, FETHA, and Dr Ali Felix, a Resident Doctor in the Department of Community Medicine,FETHA.

On the side of Udo, it was revealed in the statement that “he died about 4hrs ago after a tonsillectomy on a lassa fever patient.

“The House Officer and the nurse that joined him in the surgery are presently on their way to Irrua Specialist Hospital, Irrua.”

‎Ali, the NARD spokesman said “died in the early hours of this morning at Irrua Specialist Hospital, Irrua where he was being managed for complications from Lassa fever.

“We pray God gives you and the immediate families they left behind the fortitude to bear these irreparable loss and may their soul rest in peace. Amen!”

NARD National President, Dr. Chinaka Ugochukwu he confirmed the deaths when he was reached.

“Yes, there are reports to that effect”, he said.

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