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Front. Public Health, 13 September 2019 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2019.00251

Corrigendum: Caseload and Case Fatality of Lassa Fever in Nigeria, 2001–2018: A Specialist Center's Experience and Its Implications

George O. Akpede1,2*, Danny A. Asogun1,3, Sylvanus A. Okogbenin1,4, Simeon O. Dawodu2, Mojeed O. Momoh4, Andrew E. Dongo5, Chiedozie Ike3, Ekaete Tobin1, Nosa Akpede1, Ephraim Ogbaini-Emovon1, Adetunji E. Adewale2, Oboratare Ochei3, Frank Onyeke2, Martha O. Okonofua6, Rebecca O. Atafo1,6, Ikponmwosa Odia1, Donatus I. Adomeh1, George Odigie1, Caroline Ogbeifun7, Ekene Muoebonam1, Chikwe Ihekweazu8, Michael Ramharter9, Andres Colubri10, Pardis C. Sabeti10, Christian T. Happi11, Stephan Günther12 and Dennis E. Agbonlahor13
  • 1Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria
  • 2Department of Paediatrics, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria
  • 3Department of Community Medicine, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria
  • 4Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria
  • 5Department of Surgery, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria
  • 6Department of Nursing Services, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria
  • 7Department of Medical Records, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua, Nigeria
  • 8Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Abuja, Nigeria
  • 9Department of Tropical Medicine, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine & I. Department of Medicine University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
  • 10Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States
  • 11Department of Biological Sciences and African Center of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases, Redeemer's University, Ede, Nigeria
  • 12Department of Virology, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany
  • 13Department of Microbiology, Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria

A Corrigendum on
Caseload and Case Fatality of Lassa Fever in Nigeria, 2001–2018: A Specialist Center's Experience and Its Implications

by Akpede, G. O., Asogun, D. A., Okogbenin, S. A., Dawodu, S. O., Momoh, M. O., Dongo, A. E., et al. (2019). Front. Public Health 7:170. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00170

Two author names were incorrectly spelled as “Pardis C. Sarbeti” and “Ekene Muebonam”. The correct spelling is “Pardis C. Sabeti” and “Ekene Muoebonam”.

The authors apologize for this error and state that this does not change the scientific conclusions of the article in any way. The original article has been updated.

Keywords: case fatality, caseload, center's experience, implications, Lassa fever, outbreaks, Nigeria, trends

Citation: Akpede GO, Asogun DA, Okogbenin SA, Dawodu SO, Momoh MO, Dongo AE, Ike C, Tobin E, Akpede N, Ogbaini-Emovon E, Adewale AE, Ochei O, Onyeke F, Okonofua MO, Atafo RO, Odia I, Adomeh DI, Odigie G, Ogbeifun C, Muoebonam E, Ihekweazu C, Ramharter M, Colubri A, Sabeti PC, Happi CT, Günther S and Agbonlahor DE (2019) Corrigendum: Caseload and Case Fatality of Lassa Fever in Nigeria, 2001–2018: A Specialist Center's Experience and Its Implications. Front. Public Health 7:251. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2019.00251

Received: 30 July 2019; Accepted: 20 August 2019;
Published: 13 September 2019.

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Frontiers Editorial Office, Frontiers Media SA, Switzerland

Copyright © 2019 Akpede, Asogun, Okogbenin, Dawodu, Momoh, Dongo, Ike, Tobin, Akpede, Ogbaini-Emovon, Adewale, Ochei, Onyeke, Okonofua, Atafo, Odia, Adomeh, Odigie, Ogbeifun, Muoebonam, Ihekweazu, Ramharter, Colubri, Sabeti, Happi, Günther and Agbonlahor. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The use, distribution or reproduction in other forums is permitted, provided the original author(s) and the copyright owner(s) are credited and that the original publication in this journal is cited, in accordance with accepted academic practice. No use, distribution or reproduction is permitted which does not comply with these terms.

*Correspondence: George O. Akpede, georgeakpede@yahoo.co.uk