Nigeria – Lassa fever outbreak

Level: Advisory
Location: Nigeria;
Category: Medical

At least Thirteen states have been affected by the outbreak of Lassa fever with of a number of fatalities have been recorded by our in-country medical support team. Lassa fever is transmitted by direct contact with body fluids from an infected person or when you become in contact with infected rodents through their excretions. Business travellers are at risk if operating amongst the local population.

To find out further information on the affected areas or you require advice, contact us

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