Lassa is a viral hemorrhagic fever that ravages the immune system rendering the victim incapacitated within days, eventually leading to death. It is transmitted by the multimammate rat, to man, and man to man transmission also occur.
This episode is a tribute to a very senior colleague, Dr Esa Oga, who died in the jaws of this deadly disease while trying to save another. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
2 comments on “Lassa Fever Outbreak”
Lassa fever is deadly. We should avoid multimammary rats at home.
The death of Dr. Esa Oga shocked me to my marrows, a very brilliant human and very easy going.
May his soul rest in peace
People should take this information about lassa fever seriously, it is still around and deadly