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Lassa….the question no one was asking

When the UK media was the alight on the 23rd of January on the case of Lassa Fever in a patient who had returned from Nigeria, we highlighted in our blog then…if there is an importation into the UK…there must be a significant outbreak in Nigeria!…it seemed obvious. …and it was! We have also asked […]

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Nigerian imports Lassa to the UK: matters arising

On the 23rd of January, the Health Protection Agency in the UK published a press release about a patient being treated for Lassa fever at the high security infectious diseases unit of the Royal Free Hospital in London. The patient returned to the UK, from Nigeria, on the 6th January. There is no doubt that […]