Niger Rift Valley Fever outbreak ‘over’

Niger’s government has declared the end to an outbreak of Rift Valley Fever, which killed 33 people, AFP news agency reports.

The disease was first reported in August in the western region of Tahoua, before spreading to two other regions – Tassara and Tchintabaradene.

Niger’s Health Minister Idi Illiassou said the last case was reported on 25 October in Tahoua.

 

BBC

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