Volume 99, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



We report a fatal case of Lassa fever diagnosed in the United States in a Liberian traveler. We describe infection control protocols and public health response. One contact at high risk became symptomatic, but her samples tested negative for Lassa virus; no secondary cases occurred among health care, family, and community contacts.


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  • Received : 16 Apr 2017
  • Accepted : 03 May 2018
  • Published online : 30 Jul 2018

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