Viruses, Vol. 16, Pages 266: The Importance of Lassa Fever and Its Disease Management in West Africa

The objective of this article is to revisit the importance and prevalence of LF in West Africa, with focus on Nigeria, and discuss current therapeutic approaches and ongoing vaccine development. In addition, we aim to emphasize the need for more scientific studies relating to LF-associated hearing loss, and to promote critical discussion about potential risks and benefits of vaccinating the population in endemic regions of West Africa.
Source: Viruses - Category: Virology Authors: Tags: Review Source Type: research