Lassa fever deaths in Nigeria rise to 41 | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, January 30, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:35 AM, January 30, 2020

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Lassa fever deaths in Nigeria rise to 41

The death toll from Lassa fever in Nigeria since the beginning of January has risen to 41 as cases were confirmed in more regions, Nigeria’s disease control agency said. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Tuesday that from January 1 to January 26 a total of 258 confirmed cases, including five health workers, were reported across 19 states. The latest figures marked an increase from 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases.

 

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