Sunday, 7 February 2016
101 People Have Died From Lassa Fever In Nigeria So Far
According to data from the nation’s health authorities released today, 101 people have died from the disease since the deadly virus hit Nigeria.
Nigeria Centre for Disease (NCDC) statistics show that reported cases of the haemorrhagic disease both confirmed and suspected stood at 175 with a total of 101 deaths since August.
“As at today, 19 (including Abuja) states are currently following up contacts, or have suspected cases with laboratory results pending or laboratory confirmed cases,” the NCDC added in a statement released today.