Nigeria's Latest Lassa Fever Outbreak Claims 93 Lives

Since the beginning of the year, health officials have been fighting a renewed outbreak of Lassa fever in the country - this as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported that the death toll has risen to 93. Between February 25 and March 3, 2019, 39 new confirmed cases were reported in six states with eight deaths in Edo, Ondo, and Kogi states.

  • Nigeria:   Lassa Fever Death Toll Hits 93

    Premium Times, 7 March 2019

    The death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 93, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed. Read more »

Lassa fever public health advisory.


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