- Lassa fever is a deadly haemorrhagic fever which kills very fast
- The disease is a viral disease and is a communicable disease
Lagos state is the latest state in Nigeria to confirm the disease.
According to #OurFavOnlineDoc, he tweeted that Lassa fever is in Lagos State and also in 25 other states, making a total of 26 states in Nigeria.
2176 suspected cases of Lassa Virus,
586 confirmed cases,
103 people are dead.
2 doctors dead.
1 pregnant woman dead.
It has NO cure. ONLY prevention.
Hr added that the common symptoms of Lassa fever are:
- Sore throat,
- Chest pain,
Lassa fever is deadly. The virus is similar to Ebola. Please let’s keep on our toes.
Ensure hygiene please.
If you suspect someone around you or you need advice, please call free 080097000010