Lassa Fever Epidemic in Nigeria Far Deadlier Than COVID-19

April 02, 2020 10:54 AM
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Along with the global coronavirus virus pandemic, Nigeria is also battling a deadly Lassa fever outbreak that so far this year has killed at least 176 people in the country. Doctors say the illness is an annual problem in Africa that deserves more attention. Ifiok Ettang reports from Jos, Nigeria.