Benin City, Nigeria: Lassa Fever claims the lives of 87 people

Posted on July 11, 2012 • Filed under: Africa, Travel News

BENIN CITY – Eighty seven persons have so far lost their lives out of 855 cases of reported lassa fever cases in the country, just as medical practitioners warned that the deadly disease which is on rampage in Africa is worst than the dreaded Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Making this disclosure in Benin City, the former Vice Chancellor of Ambrose Alli University and Medical Laboratory Scientist, Prof. Dennis Agbonlahor, urged both federal and state government to take the issue of lassa fever more seriously, even than HIV and AIDS. Read article

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