Nigeria Struggles With Lassa Fever in a Time of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said that the death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak has risen to at least 185. Nigeria is currently dealing with what is turning out to be the largest outbreak that has prompted calls for the declaration of a national health emergency - at a time when the country rises to the challenge of COVID-19, a worldwide pandemic.

Lassa fever public health advisory.

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