Nigeria: outbreak of Lassa Fever

Posted on February 6, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Tourist Warning, Travel Health

Nigeria reports new outbreak of Lassa fever
The Permanent Secretary in the state ministry of health, Hyacinth Oteh announced Monday that a new outbreak of the deadly Lassa fever has been confirmed eastern Nigeria’s Ebonyi State, according to a Global Times report Tuesday. Sec. Oteh says that two victims have died and at least four people are on the “danger list”, or critical condition. Read Article

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