Posts Tagged ‘Outbreak’

Perm Sec. debunks outbreak of epidemic in Queens College

by Ikokwu Ikembaon October 1, 2019
…Say 89 Queens College students have influenza-like illnesses The Federal Ministry of Education, Tuesday, dismissed claims of another outbreak of epidemic in Queens College Lagos, as being circulated in some sections of the media. This came as the Lagos State government, yesterday, began an investigation into the alleged outbreak of airborne flu-like illness among students […]

Yellow Fever: 23 Killed, 169 Infected As Outbreak Spread To Borno, Gombe, Kano, Katsina

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 16, 2019
The ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Bauchi State has killed no fewer than 23 persons, infected 169 others and spread to Borno, Kano, Gombe, and Katsina. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday in a situation report of a cluster of the ailment said the nation was responding well to the challenge posed […]

Philippines confirms African swine fever, culls 7,000 pigs

by Ikokwu Ikembaon September 10, 2019
Lab tests have confirmed that African swine fever caused the deaths of pig herds in at least seven villages near Manila. A multi-agency body will be set up to ensure the highly-contagious disease does not spread further, Philippine officials said on Monday. Secretary of Agriculture William Dar said at a news conference that 16 out […]