Lassa Fever 10 states where cases of disease have been recorded

About 40 people are said to have died of the disease around the country with one death being recorded in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

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Nigeria is currently battling an outbreak of the Lassa Haemorrhagic Fever (LHF), popularly known as Lassa Fever.

About 40 people are said to have died of the disease around the country with one death being recorded in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

According to Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, 10 states which have recorded cases of the disease are:

  1. Bauchi

  2. Nassarawa

  3. Niger

  4. Taraba

  5. Kano

  6. Rivers

  7. Edo

  8. Plateau

  9. Gombe

  10. Oyo

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