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Ihekweazu told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Abuja, while giving an update on the Lassa fever outbreak, that the overall Case Fatality Rate for 2020 stood at 14.8 per cent, lower than the 18.7 per cent recorded during the same period in 2019.

Since the recent resurgence of Lassa Fever in some parts of Ebonyi State late December 2019, following the death of one Ephraim Ogaranya in Ndubia Igbeagu in Izzi Local Government Area, the State Government has not rested on its oars in ensuring that the scourge is contained.