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Nigeria Tops List of Countries With Highest Number of Lassa Fever Deaths


Nigeria has been listed amoung countries with the highest occurrence of Lassa fever deaths.

According to a World Health Organisation, WHO report, ”Nigeria, Benin, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Togo have reported more than 300 cases of Lassa fever and 167 deaths. ”

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”Nigeria accounts for the majority of the cases with 266 cases and 138 deaths reported as at 21 March 2016. Benin has recorded 51 cases and 25 deaths. ”

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