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New York, Feb 6 : After the identification of four cases of Lassa fever in Benin, the Government, backed by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund has immediately launched a response against the epidemic, the agencies announced on Friday. To date, 25 suspected cases among which 12 deaths have been identified. Comment?
Medical staff discuss a patient in the Lassa Fever Ward at Kenema Government Hospital, Sierra Leone. Lassa fever is a rodent-borne, acute viral haemorrhagic illness endemic to parts of West Africa. Comment?
The first fatal case of Lassa fever was recorded in Porto-Novo, capital of Benin, and 25 suspected cases including 12 deaths were recorded in the country, an official of the Ministry of Health reported today. The Lassa fever epidemic, announced earlier this week in Benin, was previously contained in the commune of Tchaourou, 350 km north of Cotonou. Comment?
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