2019 will make it 50 years since we found the first case of the disease.
50 years since the detection of Lassa fever in Nigeria, outbreaks have been recorded yearly in parts of the country.
In 2018, Nigeria experienced the largest reported outbreak of Lassa Fever with 21 of 36 States in the country affected.
The 50th year of discovery of the Lassa fever is an opportunity for the scientific community to reflect on what is known, describe gaps that exist and prioritise the research agenda for the future.
Date: 16 - 17 January 2019
Venue: Transcorp Hilton, Abuja, Nigeria
Local Participants: N10,000
International Participants: $100.00
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