Monday, December 9, 2019
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday said 77 new cases of Lassa fever had been confirmed in 13 states and Federal Capital Territory, stressing that 11 patients had been confirmed dead. In its update on the outbreak...
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Tuesday declared an outbreak of Lassa fever in eight states. The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, in a statement made available to our correspondent, said there had been an increase in...
Nigerians must be prepared for a disease outbreak anytime as global warming and ease of transportation have made it easy for an outbreak in any country to get to another fast. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave...
The Federal Government on Monday said it would soon receive vaccine to check the spread of Lassa fever in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known to newsmen after the signing of a joint approval...
The latest Lassa fever outbreak in country has claimed 20 more lives, caused 35 confirmed new cases and 40 fresh suspected infections in 18 states within one week. An update released yesterday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)...
The Enugu State Ministry of Health trained over 100 health workers on proper use of Lassa fever kits as part of the state’s preventive measures. A total of 15 cases of the disease had been confirmed by Nigeria Centre...
The Ebonyi State Government, on Saturday, blamed the Federal Government for its poor response to the Lassa fever outbreak, which was reported in the state since Jan. 14. Gov. David Umahi, made this disclosure in Abakaliki while receiving Prof. Isaac...
Nurses under the auspices of University Graduates of Nursing Science Association (UGONSA), on Friday, called for the overhaul of the nation’s health system to enhance effective health care delivery. In reaction to the recent death of doctors and nurses due...
ABAKALIKI -Ebonyi State government Thursday announced the closure of all private and public schools across the State for 7 days The closure was necessary following the outbreak of Lassa fever which had so far claimed 3 lives with several others...
The Ebonyi State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, yesterday lamented the growing wave of Lassa Fever epidemic, which has between 2005 and 2018, claimed over 40 health workers and caused uncountable number of deaths in the state. The...