Nigeria Gripped by Lassa Fever - A Disease with No Vaccine

At least 110 people have died since the beginning of 2018. The illness is capable of causing dangerous epidemics, and though no vaccine has been found yet. Health Minister Isaac Adewole has said he is confident that one will be found before the end of this year.

  • Nigeria:   Lassa Fever Death Toll Hits 110

    Guardian, 6 March 2018

    The latest Lassa fever outbreak in country has claimed 20 more lives, caused 35 confirmed new cases and 40 fresh suspected infections in 18 states within one week. Read more »

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