Lassa Fever: 3 states lead with 70% cases, says NCDC

Written by on September 15, 2022

THREE states of the federation recorded 70% of the 909 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever in the country,the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,NCDC,has said.

NCDC also said out of 815 suspected cases of Monkey pox recorded in the country, 318 cases were confirmed cases while seven deaths were recorded in the ongoing year.

The centre which revealed these through its Assistant Director and Head of Response Division,Dr Aderinola Olaolu,at the Federal Ministry of Health’s Ministerial Press Briefing in Abuja,named the states as Ondo, Edo and Bauchi, respectively.

Dr Olaolu said so far, Nigeria has recorded 909 confirmed cases and 170 deaths arising from Lassa Fever cases from 25 states and 101 local government areas.

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