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Lassa may refer to:

  • The town of Lassa, in Borno State, Nigeria
  • Lassa fever, first described in the Nigerian town
  • Lassa, Togo
  • Lhasa, Tibet
  • Lassa (surname)
Lassa (surname)

Lassa is the surname of the following people

  • Julie Lassa (born 1970), American politician
  • Nick Lassa (1898–1964), American football player

Usage examples of "lassa".

They are the filoviruses, which include Ebola and Marburg hemorrhagic fevers, and the arenaviruses, which include Lassa and South American hemorrhagic fevers.

On a planet with a small, warm sun that could be neither planetless Aklumar nor cool, barren Lassa and so must be Cimmaron.

Paris a man who called himself Vic de Lassa, and was so inscribed upon his passports.

At the theatres, on the Bois, at the cafes, on the boulevards, and everywhere that idle Paris disports itself, Madame Aimee de Lassa attracted great attention and made a sensation.

All this was so unmistakably genuine, and De Lassa and his wife seemed so unconcerned amidst it all, not to say distinct from it all, that Delessert could not avoid being forcibly struck and considerably puzzled.

Haslich alias De Lassa, but could not do so without seeing the Prefect and getting instructions.

Delessert was sent to the hospital, his brother inspector hurried to the Central Office, and De Lassa, together with his wife and everyone connected with the establishment, were at once arrested.

The night before, it was afterwards discovered, Madame de Lassa had eloped with a tall footman, taking the Nubian Sidi with them.

In 1969, a doctor at a Yale University lab in New Haven, Connecticut, who was studying Lassa fever came down with it.

As with Ebola virus infections, humans are not a natural host for Lassa or the South American viruses.

Only about 20 percent of those infected with the Lassa strain develop severe illness.

In addition, Lassa fever often involves hearing loss, tremors, and inflammation of the brain, or encephalitis, as well as serious breathing problems.

Cyrill Dubchek of the Centers for Disease Control who had played a big role in localizing the Lassa Fever virus, had scoured the area, searching for a reservoir for the Ebola virus within mammals, birds, and insects.

She quickly scanned the entries for Lassa Fever, Marburg and Ebola virus.

Tsing passed the stem of his pipe through the warp line between Lassa and Aklumar.