Laser Fever Is Back: 4 Dead, 5 Cases Recorded as Lassa Fever Hits Plateau

Plateau Commissioner for Health Dr Kunden Deyin, said the state recorded four deaths, while laboratory tests confirmed five cases of Lassa fever since December 2016.

The commissioner told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday via telephone interview in Jos that 80 per cent of the mortality rate was due to late presentation of patients to health care facilities.