There was mild commotion that happened at the General Hospital in Sapele area of Delta state yesterday after a sick man suspected to have Lassa Fever reportedly caused a huge scare.
IshowInfo learnt that, both the doctors, staff and other patients took to their heels and ran to the end of the hospital after the man arrived the clinic.
The management of the hospital even put a call through to the police to come and arrest/evacuate the sick man but the officers declined and told the doctors to handle their professional duties.
The suspected Lassa Fever patient later left the general hospital after being ignored and stigmatised by the health workers.
It was also reported that when the sick man left, the hospital authorities fumigated the entrance to rid the clinic of any disease.