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    How To Keep Yourself Safe From Lassa Fever

    Lassa fever is a viral haemorrhagic fever which has been endemic in the West African subcontinent since it was first discovered in 1969 in a town called Lassa in Borno state. It reportedly affects about 500000 persons in this region on an annual basis, leading to an estimated 5000 deaths. In...
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    Lassa Fever: 7 Things You Should Know About The Deadly Viral Illness

    Lassa fever is one of the lethal viral haemorrhagic fevers, apart from Ebola, Dengue and some others. It's predominantly a disease of West Africa that was first discovered in 1969 in a Nigerian town called Lassa where two missionary nurses died from the disease. Since then, there have been...