More Lassa fever in 8 Nigerian states

More than 20 new Lassa fever infections emerged from eight states during week 8 taking to the year-to-date total of suspected fever cases to 1,279 and 83 deaths, however, the general trend is decreasing case numbers. The states of Edo and Ondo have reported almost two-thirds of all confirmed cases this year. Read more.

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