Lassa Fever Kills 41 Out Of 250 Cases In Nigeria
The FG yesterday that Nigeria had recorded about 250 cases of Lassa fever nationwide, with 41 deaths.
Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, gave the figures while giving an update on the Lassa fever outbreak in the country.
The minister, who made the declaration at a press conference in Abuja, said six health workers were among those infected by the disease.
The conference was called to kick-start national sensitization and health awareness in the country.
He added that 50 percent of the infection cases are from Edo state.