NICD allays fears of Lassa fever outbreak

#eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) is allaying fears about a case of Lassa Fever detected in the country.

It says the disease is not airborne and is transmitted through close contact with bodily fluids.

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It is also actively tracking and tracing contacts.

The patient had just returned to Durban from Nigeria.

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