Getting to Grips with Lassa Fever in Nigeria
The vast majority of transmission is through rats, millions of which proliferate in parts of West Africa where clean water, toilets and sanitary sewage systems are lacking. These conditions must change if we are to stop annual outbreaks of this potentially fatal disease, writes Ifeanyi Nsofor for The Aspen New Voices Fellowship.
Lassa fever public health advisory.
Contrary to reports that the high cost of treating Lassa fever is responsible for the high mortality rate recorded in the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said ... Read more »