Edibles Wrapped In Newspaper Can Lead To Lassa Fever

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It’s been four weeks since the Lassa fever outbreak occurred again and its gradually spreading. 9 states have been recorded with the epidemic attack with over 159 suspected cases. Here are some few facts you should know about Lassa fever; Lassa fever is one of the hemorrhagic fever viruses like Ebola virus, Marburg virus, and others. Unlike Ebola virus, Lassa fever is not […]

How to Counter The Lassa Fever Epidemic

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In the past few weeks, outbreaks of Lassa fever has been recorded by medical personnels in states like Ondo, Edo, FCT, Ebonyi, Nassarawa, Bauchi, Plateau, Taraba with a 22.8% case fatality rate. Recent occurrences have shown that Lassa fever is on the rise and rapidly spreading in Nigeria due to changes in climate. Lassa fever […]