UK sees cases of deadly haemorrhagic fever with ‘pandemic potential’: Report

LONDON: The UK has detected a deadly haemorrhagic fever with “pandemic potential”, the country’s health officials have said.
Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic illness, similar to Ebola, and people become infected through exposure to food or other items that have been contaminated with urine or faeces of infected rats.
According to the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), the Lassa fever…

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