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Lassa,

town in Yedseram River valley in Nigeria.
Lassa virus - viral hemorrhagic illness, often fatal, caused by an arenavirus.
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Capacity building permitting comprehensive monitoring of a severe case of Lassa hemorrhagic fever in Sierra Leone with a positive outcome: case report.
What we're seeing in Lassa isn't about political parties, because Hezbollah isn't providing any political cover for people breaking the law.
The report reviews key players involved Lassa Fever therapeutics and enlists all their major and minor projects
Dr Formenty said WHO has "some laboratories in the region who are able to diagnose Lassa fever, but they are not too many, maybe five or six in total.
Tehreek-e-Hurriyet leaders Bashir Ahmad Qurashi and Sheikh Mohammad Ramzan participated in the funeral prayers of Lassa Khan and extended condolences to the bereaved family.
The report reviews key players involved in the therapeutics development for Arenavirus Infection Lassa Fever and enlists all their major and minor projects
Imported lassa fever in Germany: molecular characterization of a new lassa virus strain.
Lassa fever is a viral disease common in West Africa but rarely seen in the United States.
About 100,000 to 300,000 cases of Lassa fever occur in West Africa every year.
LASSA/HARAJEL, Lebanon: The quarrel that killed two people from the Jbeil village of Lassa late last month is not the first between residents and truck drivers from nearby quarries.
Mustapha Hamman-Gabdo, the state commissioner for health, said some people admitted to the center for different ailments later were diagnosed with Lassa fever, an acute viral hemorrhagic fever caused by the Lassa virus and transmitted primarily though contact with rats' excreta.
And from this perspective, the dispute taking place over land ownership in the village of Lassa in the Byblos district represents dangerous and long-term negligence with regard to the interests of the Shiite minority in the "Byblos countryside", in exchange for immediate "gains" of no more than a few dozen acres of land, representing an extension of the violation of public property in Beirut's Southern Suburb and in the South.