Nigeria: Covid-19, Yellow Fever, Lassa Fever, Three Other Infectious Diseases Nigeria Battled in 2020

While some of the infectious diseases got worse in 2020 compared to previous years, others were better managed.

Nigeria battles various communicable diseases annually, some of which are vaccine-preventable and on the national priority list for eradication.

The country usually experiences yearly outbreaks that peak during the dry season from November to May.

Cases have been rising rapidly over the past few years, with each year’s outbreak surpassing the last, but with the outbreak of COVID-19 in…


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