Fighting Lassa: Five lessons from three special hospitals managing most cases of Lassa fever in Nigeria

Staff of FMC Owo checks temperature and provides hand sanitizers to everyone coming into the Hospital. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Professor Sylvanus Okogbenin at the Lassa Fever panel discussion organised by NCDC in Abuja. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Mrs. Martha engages Hillary Bower and Elisabeth Smout from the UK Public Health Rapid Support Team. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
Health workers at the infection control centre of Federal Medical Centre, Owo, Ondo State. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch
DNA sequencing technology installed by partners at ISTH used to understand the emergence or non-emergence of new strains of the Lassa fever virus. Photo credit: Nigeria Health Watch

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