World Bank Confirms Nigeria’s Lassa Fever Outbreak Qualifies As ‘Eligible Event’ Under Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility

Artemis: Lassa fever outbreak an “Eligible Event” for pandemic cat bond: World Bank
“The World Bank has confirmed that it believes the recent outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria is an ‘Eligible Event’ under the terms of the Class B pandemic swaps and pandemic catastrophe bonds that were issued to support the financing of the Pandemic Emergency Financing Facility (PEF)…” (3/13).