Disease

Covid-19

The countries with the 10 greatest number of Covid-19 cases:

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Lassa fever – Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported six additional confirmed Lassa fever cases last week, bringing the country total to 247 cases this year to date. 50 deaths from confirmed cases, or 20 percent of the total, were reported.

Dengue Fever – Cook Islands

The Cook Islands Ministry of Health (Te Marae Ora) reports that the number of probable and confirmed dengue fever virus-type 2 (DEN-2) has risen to 162 since the outbreak was declared on February 2. Thirty-four people required hospitalization for their illness. No deaths have been attributed to dengue.

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