Posts Tagged ‘Yellow fever’

Yellow Fever Responsible For Death Of 172 In Nigeria, Says WHO

By Seun Adeuyi The World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that a yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria has killed 172 people so far. The outbreak poses an extra challenge to the country’s health system as Africa’s most populous nation deals with the Covid-19 pandemic, the WHO said. The country has been battling successive yellow fever […]

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

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 […]

Yellow Fever: Nigeria launches vaccination campaign to contain disease

The Nigerian government has begun a yellow fever reactive vaccination campaign in three states to contain an outbreak of the disease in Ebonyi State in August. In a statement issued via its site on Saturday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said the vaccination exercise will run for 10 days, from September 7 to 16, in […]

Seven die of Yellow Fever in Bauchi

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, a parastatal of the Ministry of Health on Friday confirmed the death of seven persons, in an outbreak of yellow fever in Bauchi State, with four victims on treatment. Among those who died were students of Waka College of Education in Biu Local Government Area, Borno State. While three […]

BREAKING| 16 Killed in Yellow Fever Outbreak in Ebonyi

At least 16 persons have died in an outbreak of yellow fever in Izzi Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, the state’s health ministry has said. Several other patients are receiving treatment at the Virology Centre and Iboko General Hospital in the state. Chris Achi, permanent secretary in the Ministry of Health told journalists on […]