20 Dec 2017 Nigeria

As of 24 November 2017, a total of 973 cases have been reported this year (286 confimed) with 124 deaths. The outbreak is currently active in five states: Ondo, Edo, Plateau, Bauchi, and Kaduna.

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31 Oct 2017 Nigeria

Between 19 February and 29 September 2017, a total of 869 cases (264 confirmed) and 119 deaths have been reported. As of 29 September 2017, the outbreak is currently active in nine states: Ondo, Edo, Plateau, Bauchi, Lagos, Ogun, Kaduna, Kwara, and Kogi.

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09 Aug 2017 Nigeria

Since the resurgence of the current Lassa fever outbreak in December 2016, a total of 681 suspected cases including 112 deaths have been reported. Of these, 212 cases were confirmed and 14 classified as probable.

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08 Jun 2017 Nigeria

As of 19 May 2017, a total of 490 cases with 104 deaths have been reported since December 2016. In all of 2016, 273 suspected cases and 149 deaths were reported.

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05 Apr 2017 Nigeria

As of 10 March 2017, a total of 283 suspected cases have been reported, in 13 states, since onset of the outbreak in December 2016. 

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03 Mar 2017 Nigeria

As of 24 February 2017, a total of 74 cases with 41 deaths have been reported in the last three months across 12 states.

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19 Jan 2017 Nigeria

As of 16 January 2017, a total of 19 confirmed cases with six deaths have been reported in the states of Plateau (6 cases/3 deaths), Taraba (6/1), Ogun (2 /2), Nasarawa (2/0), Edo (1/0), Ondo (1/0), and Rivers (1/0) since December 2016.

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29 Dec 2016 Nigeria

As of 25 November 2016, a total of 874 suspected cases (89 laboratory confirmed) with 107 deaths (CFR 12.2%) have been reported across 29 states between January and 20 November 2016. The same period in 2015 only saw 309 suspected cases with seven deaths (CFR 2.3%).

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31 May 2016 Nigeria

Between August 2015 and 17 May 2016, WHO has been notified of 273 cases of Lassa fever, including 149 deaths in Nigeria. Of these, 165 cases and 89 deaths have been confirmed. The cases were reported from 23 states in Nigeria.

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15 Feb 2016 Nigeria

As of 11 February, 2016  a total of 176 cases have been reported (suspected, probable and confirmed) in 20 out of 36 states of Nigeria with 108 deaths. There is reported to be a decline in new suspected cases, new laboratory confirmed cases and newly reported cases by week.

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28 Jan 2016 Nigeria

As of 27 January 2016, WHO has reported that between August 2015 and 23 January 2016, a total of 159 suspected cases of Lassa fever, including 82 deaths, were reported across 19 states. Investigations are ongoing, therefore, these figures are subject to change.

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25 Jan 2016 Nigeria

From December 2015 to 19 January 2016, Nigerian authorities have reported 218 suspected and 42 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, including 79 deaths. The outbreak is affecting 17 states and the Federal Capital Territory.

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18 Jan 2016 Nigeria

As of 14 January 2016 there have been 140 suspected cases, 30 confirmed cases and 53 deaths.

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11 Jan 2016 Nigeria

As of 8 January 2016, a total of 81 cases of Lassa Fever (17 laboratory confirmed) and 35 deaths have been reported from 10 states, (Bauchi, Edo, Gombe, Kano, Nassarawa, Niger, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Taraba). The first cases were reported in Bauchi State in November 2015.

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