Lassa Fever Outbreak Reported In Nigeria
At least four people have died and another 11 are infected in the latest Lassa fever outbreak recorded in Jos-North, Jos-South and Bassa Local Government Areas of Plateau State.
Lassa fever virus is endemic in Nigeria and is now a serious problem in 23 of the 36 states of that country.
Malaria Outbreak in Tipura – Bengal
The death toll in recent malaria outbreak in the state of Tripura has gone up to 41, including 31 children and 10 adults. More than 22,000 people have fallen ill due to the sudden outbreak of malaria in the hilly areas of Tripura.