30 January 2013

Nigeria: Two Die of Lassa Fever in Plateau

Photo: Radio Okapi/ Ph. John Bompengo
Tests in a medical laboratory.

At least two people have died from Lassa fever in Plateau, the state Commissioner for Health, Fom Dakwak, has said.

The commissioner also said two others are on admittance at the hospital for the disease.

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