Two people in England diagnosed with Lassa fever | England

Two people in England have been diagnosed with Lassa fever, and a third “probable” case is under investigation, the UK Health Security Agency has said.

It is the first time cases of the potentially deadly infectious disease, caused by the Lassa virus, have been identified in the UK for more than a decade.

One of the two confirmed cases has recovered, and the second is receiving specialist…

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News Source: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/feb/09/two-people-in-england-diagnosed-with-lassa-fever

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