Abuja - Health workers from the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) took off in a frenzy on Wednesday when a patient suspected of having Lassa fever was brought into the Medical Emergency Unit.
The patient, a security guard, was rushed to the facility after he began bleeding through his nose unexpectedly, Punch reports.
The man was eventually attended to by a nurse following the motion. A series of tests have since been ordered to identify the man's condition.
Speaking out on the incident, a medic at the hospital said medical personnel were merely taking precautions to ensure that they were wearing protective gear to avoid cross-infection in the hospital, should the man's condition be Lassa fever.
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Issac Adewole, Minister of Health, has since warned that any medical practitioner who rejects ill patients would have to face sanctions.
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