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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Text of report by Ben Ukwuoma entitled "Experts yet to locate root of Lagos bird flu infection", published by Nigerian newspaper The Guardian website on 8 February
Seven days after the report of the death of the first human victim of H5N1 bird flu, health officials are yet to ascertain the root of the virus, even as a family member of the deceased admitted in a private hospital in Lagos, is said to be responding to treatment.
The Guardian's investigation around Oke-Afa near Isolo, where the deceased was said to have resided, showed that most of the inhabitants now live in fear as uncertainty about the disease looms large.
They refused to speak with The Guardian, just like a member of the deceased family, Mr Chukwuma Nwanze, declined comments, insisting that the family had decided not to speak on the issue again.
However, The Guardian learnt that most of …