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10 things you should know about disease

About 40 people have died from the disease across the country, according to Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole.

Lassa Fever Patient escapes from hospital in Ebonyi state (not pictured)

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

About 40 people have diedfrom the disease across the country, according to Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole.

Here are 10 things you should know about the disease:

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