Lassa fever kills 142 in Nigeria since January: official

2018-04-05 15:30

Lassa fever has killed 142 people in Nigeria since the start of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said, reporting a rise of 32 fatalities in a month.

Lassa fever deaths rise to 110 in Nigeria: official

2018-03-06 17:31

Lassa fever has claimed 110 lives in Nigeria since the beginning of the year, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said, in one of the worst outbreaks since 2016.

Lassa fever kills two in Lagos, 100 others on watch: hospital

2017-08-09 18:47

Two people in Lagos have died and a hundred medical workers have been placed under observation after a flare-up of Lassa fever, a cousin of the deadly Ebola virus, officials have said.


Nigeria struggles to contain dramatic spread of deadly Lassa fever

2018-03-13 17:44

Nigeria is battling on two fronts against an unprecedented outbreak of Lassa fever, a cousin of Ebola, that had already killed 110 people this year.

Lassa fever kills at least 21 in Nigeria: health officials

2018-01-31 11:49

Twenty-one people have died from Lassa fever in Nigeria this month, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says, in the latest outbreak in Africa's most populous nation.

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