WHO | Lassa Fever – Nigeria

Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic fever illness. Lassa fever is transmitted to humans via contact with food or household items contaminated with rodent urine or faeces. Person-to-person infections and laboratory transmission can also occur.

Source: WHO | Lassa Fever – Nigeria

104 deaths have been reported since the onset of the current Lassa fever outbreaks season in December 2016