Lassa fever is a common disease that is rampant among villages; it is a viral disease and highly transmissible .This deadly disease is carried about by a vector called RATTUS RATTUS commonly known as Rat. The disease is present in their faeces, urine and sometimes on their body.
Note:lassa fever are carried about by brown Rats as shown in image above.
CAUSES OF LASSA FEVER
Lassa fever is mainly caused by eating foods contaminated by the Rat faeces. Other causes of the dreadful disease include:
Staying too close to an infected person
Blood transfusion e.t.c
NOTE: It is only spread and carried about by village Rats.
CURE OF LASSA FEVER
There are virtually no cures for viral disease, but Lassa fever can be cured but with an immense side effect such as: partial deafness, Blindness, e.t.c.
NOTE; There are no vaccines for Lassa fever.
PREVENTING LASSA FEVER
Lassa fever can be prevented taking the following preventive measures:
Covering your food always to avoid Rats from contaminating it.
Making use of screened blood during blood transfusion
Staying away from an infected person.
SYMPTOMS OF LASSA FEVER
Sore in the throat prompting vomiting of blood
Severe heart pains
Finally, 4 to 5 days it causes instant death.
BEWARE!!!!!!!!! OF LASSA FEVER…………….,,,,,,,,,,