LAGOS, April 30 (Xinhua) — A total of 39 people had died of Lassa fever since the beginning of this year in the northeastern state of Bauchi, an official said late Wednesday. “On the issue of Lassa fever, 39 people have lost their lives since January till date, but currently, we have only one case on admission and he is about to be discharged,” State Commissioner for Health Aliyu Maigoro disclosed this at a news conference in Bauchi city, the state capital.

 

 

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