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NCDC Records 846 Lassa fever Cases Across the States

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, NCDC, has recorded 846 Lassa fever cases across 99 Local Government Areas in 25 states.

In its situation report the Centre revealed that the suspected cases is now 4,338 and the disease has killed at least 148 persons.

According to the report, the disease has infected 39 healthcare workers in in the country.

It added that the 23 new cases recorded from March 27 to April 2, 2023, were recorded from  Bauchi, Ondo, Edo, Taraba, Ebonyi, Oyo and Kebbi States.

Written by: Helen Obih

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