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Nigeria’s Lassa fever cases hit 963 as deaths now 188

Lassa Fever

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said on Thursday the total number of confirmed Lassa fever cases in Nigeria had increased to 963.

The centre said 12 new cases were recorded between March 30 and April 5.

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The NCDC, who disclosed these in its 2020 Week 14 report made available on its website, said 188 deaths have been reported in the country this year.

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