So was Thomas Monath, the doctor who had just unraveled the natural history of Lassa fever.
In the creation of the Lassa fever test strips, they had also made a similar, but separate, Ebola test.
Lassa fever Las·sa fever n.
A highly fatal form of epidemic hemorrhagic fever caused by Lassa virus and characterized by high fever, sore throat, severe muscle aches, skin rash with hemorrhages, headache, abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea. Also called Lassa hemorrhagic fever.