Lassa fever is more deadly than the dreaded Ebola, Read some steps to prevent the spread of the fatal viral disease here.

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Lassa fever is a sudden onset viral illness that occurs in West Africa. The virus is transmitted to humans via objects and food contaminated with the virus, or direct contact with the feces and urine of an infected rat.

It can also be transmitted person-to-person through contact with secretions and excretions of someone who is infected.

See the image below for steps to prevent the spread of LASSA FEVER.

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MSG Team.