LASSA FEVER ALERT

10/01/22

DANIELS G. O

PRESS RELEASE

LASSA FEVER ALERT

The Nigeria Centre, NCDC, For Disease control Has Confirmed The Death Of One Hundred And Two Persons From Lassa Fever.

The agency noted that cases of lassa fever have risen to 4,632 in the country, thus putting states in Nigeria on red alert of the virus.

The NCDC therefore warns of possibilities of the virus showing symptoms of malaria.

The agency noted that so far of all the cases confirmed last year, three states accounted for 84 per cent.

Edo state has 42 per cent, Ondo 34 per cent, and Bauchi eight per cent.

In the last ten weeks, Nigeria has been battling to contain Lassa fever outbreak across the country which has been overshadowed by the new coronavirus outbreak.

NCDC has, however, assured members of the public that it was closely monitoring and responding to the disease outbreak.

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