This one na to give you informat about how where lassa fever come from as we read am for CDC – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The illness was discovered in 1969 when two missionary nurses died in Nigeria.
Na for Nigeria dem first see this sickness for 1969 when two oyinbo preachers die for Nigeria, as we read am sef the name Lassa come from the village wey dem first see the thing happen.
The fever dey happen well well for West Africa like dem Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea, e no dey too happen for other countries wey near dem, like Mali get their own first case for 2009 when one man wey dey travel carry am enter the country; Ghana record their own first case for 2011. As we read am, some places like Côte d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso done also get this disease before, we even read am say e don enter Togo and Benin before too.
Dem talk say the number of people wey don get this disease since that time wey dem first see am go don reach like 100,000 to 300,000 say from these number wey dem talk, na like 5000 people don die. Dem talk say this number wey dem give no dey accurate, but say na to just give idea of wetin dey happen.