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NCDC Records Decline in Lassa Fever Cases

by Osaherun Ighileon April 24, 2020
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control have reported a decline in the lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria. The NCDC has published a chart showing that there is usually a decline at this time of the year which is similar to previous years. The record shows that there has been no death this week which is […]

Lassa Fever Death Toll Rises To 185 Cases In Nigeria

by Osaherun Ighileon April 3, 2020
The NCDC on its Twitter handle on Thursday 2nd of April reported that the cases of lassa fever death victims in Nigeria is on the rise amidst the Corona virus outbreak. The NCDC reported that the number of newly confirmed cases decreased from 28 cases in week 12 to 19 cases in week 13, which […]

Lassa Fever: 11 more killed as death toll rises to 132

by Seun Adeuyion March 6, 2020
No fewer than 11 more deaths have been recorded in the current outbreak of Lassa fever in the country. This was made known by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its weekly situation update. According to the NCDC, the new deaths were recorded between February 24 and March 1, bringing the total number of […]

NCDC Confirms 70 Deaths From Lassa Fever

by Chuks Azotanion February 19, 2020
A total of 70 people died from 472 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever out of 1,708 suspected cases in 92 Local Government Areas of 26 States of the Federation within the first six weeks of 2020. An update of the Lassa fever Situation Report (Epi Week 06: 03 – 09 February 2020) released by the […]

Coronavirus: 2 suspected persons undergoing test in Nigeria

by Seun Adeuyion February 15, 2020
Two suspected persons are presently undergoing series of test for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Nigeria, the regime revealed on Friday, assuring Nigerians that as soon as the tests are completed, it would be made known if they are positive. The regime made this known even as it also stated that some German health experts and a […]

Lassa fever now in 27 states – Health Minster

by Chuks Azotanion February 7, 2020
The Minister for Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said about 27 states of the federation have recorded cases of Lassa fever as at the last count. Mr Ehanire said this on Thursday during a meeting with state health commissioners across the 36 states, at a two-day event organised by the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) in Abuja. […]