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OF RATS, PRESIDENTIAL CLINICS AND COMMON SENSE.

"I hear the government is deploying all resources to tackle Lassa fever."

"Really? Just like Ebola?"

"Exactly, just like Ebola."

"But that time banks and schools were checking people's temperatures and providing taps to wash hands, I don't see that now."

"That is because Ebola and lassa, though both viral haemorrhagic fevers have different modes of transmission, here there's a different vector - rats."

"Rats? But I still see rats everywhere."

"Didn't you listen to the Minister of Health the other day?"

"I didn't know we have a Minister of Health."

"The government is doing a lot to eradicate them from the environment."

"Really? But I was in a government hospital the other day and I saw large rats running around."

"Don't worry, the rats have been technically defeated, they no longer have the capacity to mount conventional attacks on the populace."

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