Lassa fever

Causes, symptoms, risks, treatment, prevention, surveillance information and guidance for health professionals.         

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Causes

The cause of Lassa fever, how it is spread and where it is found.

Symptoms

Learn about the symptoms of Lassa fever and what to do if you become ill.

Risks

Learn what the risks of Lassa fever are and who is most at risk.

Treatment

Learn how Lassa fever is diagnosed and treated.

Prevention

Learn how Lassa fever can be prevented.

Surveillance

Learn how Lassa fever is monitored.

For health professionals

Find detailed information on Lassa fever for health professionals.

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