*DEATH TOLL FROM THE LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK RISES

Written by on March 27, 2020

The death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak has risen to 173,
the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said.

The NCDC DG said that these were reported case in 12 states,
Edo, Ondo, Ebonyi, Bauchi, Taraba, Plateau, Kogi, Abia,
Enugu, FCT, Benue and Gombe.

Dr Ihekweazu, while giving the update, mentioned that amidst
the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country, the
agency has continued to manage a national Lassa fever outbreak.


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