Death Toll From Lassa Fever Hits 176
Death toll from Lassa Fever epidemic in Nigeria this year, has increased to 176 as at last October 30.
Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its latest update on the disease, says the deaths are recorded from 958 confirmed cases.
According to the centre, 33 per cent of the confirmed cases were recorded in Ondo state, 25 per cent in Edo and 13 per cent in Bauchi state.
The suspected cases, according to data from NSCDC has also risen to 7,183, recorded from 106 local government areas in 26 states.