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See The Exact Rats That Cause Lassa Fever

21 Jan

Nigerians had been thrown into serious panic following the return of Lassa Fever to major cities of the country.

From Port-harcourt, the Rivers state capital to Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital and Delta state, there have been series of reports about the outbreak of the deadly virus which is said to be caused by rats.

The federal government has also confirmed that alongside the states listed above, 14 others have been affected by the Lassa Fever virus as a patient was also said to have escaped from a hospital in Edo state while being treated for the virus, a situation which sent panic around the hospital premises.

Below are photos of the rat that is guilty of spreading the deadly disease:

Nigerians had been thrown into serious panic following the return of Lassa Fever to major cities of the country.

From Port-harcourt, the Rivers state capital to Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital and Delta state, there have been series of reports about the outbreak of the deadly virus which is said to be caused by rats.

The federal government has also confirmed that alongside the states listed above, 14 others have been affected by the Lassa Fever virus as a patient was also said to have escaped from a hospital in Edo state while being treated for the virus, a situation which sent panic around the hospital premises.

Below are photos of the rat that is guilty of spreading the deadly disease:The multimammate mouse that spreads Lassa Fever. Photo: Wikimedia

Another photo of the multimammate mouse

Another photo of the multimammate mouse

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