Posts Tagged ‘CDC’

Lassa Fever Has Killed Nigerians 117 in Three Months

by Ikokwu Ikembaon April 1, 2019
Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that 117 people have so far died since the outbreak of lassa fever disease this year, while five more deaths and 15 new cases were confirmed between March 18 and March 24. This is coming as the economic loss to the country arising from malaria disease amounts […]

US Declares Nigeria Ebola Free

by Breaking Timeson October 3, 2014
With the last patient under surveillance for Ebola completing the mandatory 21-day monitoring period yesterday, the United States Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that Nigeria should be declared Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) free. A report on Nigeria’s response to the outbreak, which appears in a September 30 early release issue of CDC’s […]

Ebola: Panic in America as US Looks to Nigeria for Help

by Breaking Timeson October 2, 2014
By Hugo Odiogor, with Agency reports   Stunned by the entrance of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, into America, the United States’ Center for Disease Control and Prevention has despatched its personnel to study how Nigeria contained the killer disease.   The US reported on Tuesday that it has discovered a case of EVD in […]

Children Had Contact With Ebola Patient – Texas Governor

by Breaking Timeson October 1, 2014
Some school-age children have come in contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, Texas Governor Rick Perry said on Wednesday. Accoding to Dallas officials, five students could have been in contact with the patient at a home over the weekend. The students show no symptoms of any […]

CDC Confirms First Case of Ebola in the US

by Breaking Timeson September 30, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first patient to accidentally carry Ebola to the United States has been diagnosed at a hospital in Dallas. Four other people with Ebola — all medical volunteers working in West Africa — have been evacuated to the U.S. for treatment but this is the first […]