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Deadly fever spreads fear in Nigeria

China Daily | Updated: 2018-03-14 07:40

Lassa, a cousin of the Ebola virus, has killed more than 100 people this year

IRRUA, Nigeria - A battle is being waged on two fronts against an outbreak of Lassa fever, a cousin of Ebola, that has killed 110 people in the country this year.

Even as doctors are grappling to contain the threat, health watchdogs are struggling to understand why the deadly virus has spread so dramatically.

Deadly fever spreads fear in Nigeria

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