Nature Examines Nigerian Health Agency’s Response To Lassa Fever Outbreak

Nature: Deadly Lassa fever outbreak tests Nigeria’s revamped health agency
“An unprecedented outbreak of a deadly viral disease in Nigeria is showcasing the newfound might of the country’s public health agency. Reforms put in place since a devastating Ebola epidemic struck West Africa in 2014 have transformed how Nigeria responds to infectious disease — including the current Lassa-virus outbreak…” (Maxmen, 3/15).

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