Prevention of Lassa fever

Learn how Lassa fever can be prevented.

How Lassa fever can be prevented

There’s no vaccine for Lassa fever.

If you’re travelling in West Africa, you can prevent the spread of Lassa fever by avoiding close contact with:

  • rodents
  • infected individuals and their bodily fluids, including:
  • urine
  • blood
  • saliva
  • vomit
  • semen

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