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Lassa fever cases dey increase!

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NCDC don drop report say number of Lassa fever infections from beginning of di year till now na 909 and 170 people don kpai.

Di newest report for week 35 dey show say dem get 6,547 cases wey dem still dey suspect for inside 101 Local Government Areas for 25 states.

As per wetin di report show, 70 per cent of cases wey dem don confam na from Ondo, Edo, and Bauchi States.

Di full report wey cover from August 29 reach September 4 2022 wey dem drop dey here:

“In week 35, the number of new confirmed cases increased from 5 in week 34, 2022 to 10 cases. These were reported from Ondo, Edo and Nasarawa States.

“Cumulatively from week 1 to week 35, 2022, 170 deaths have been reported with a case fatality rate (CFR) of 18.7% which is lower than the CFR for the same period in 2021.

“In total for 2022, 25 States have recorded at least one confirmed case across 101 Local Government Areas. Of all confirmed cases, 70% are from Ondo (31%), Edo (26%), and Bauchi (13%) States.

“The predominant age group affected is 21-30 years (Range: 0 to 90 years, MedianAge:30 years). The male-to-female ratio for confirmed cases is 1:0.8.

“The number of suspected cases has increased compared to that reported for the same period in 2021.

“No new Healthcare worker affected in the reporting week 35″.

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