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Lassa Fever: Lagos records another death

Lagos State has recorded another death from Lassa fever outbreak currently raging in many parts of the country. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris informed newsmen, Wednesday, of

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Lassa fever: Lagos gives update

… records 14 suspected cases LAGOS STATE MINISTRY OF HEALTH UPDATE ON LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK JANUARY, 22ND, 2016 I. Preamble Lagos State has recorded 14 suspected cases of Lassa Fever

FG inaugurates Multi-Sectoral Committee on Lassa Fever eradication

… death figure rises to 76 The Federal Government has inaugurated a Multi-Sectoral Committee on Lassa Fever Eradication to coordinate the nation’s efforts to wipe out the disease now reported

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Health minister convenes emergency National Council meeting

The Hon. Minister of Health, Prof Isaac Adewole has convened an Emergency National Council on health meeting to discuss the on-going Lassa Fever outbreak in the country. The meeting ,

Lassa Fever: Lagos records first case

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the occurrence of the first case of Lassa fever in the State. The patient; a 25 year old, male, undergraduate of Ahmadu Bello University,

FG designates 6 labs for lassa fever detection

We will concentrate on prevention because currently, there is no vaccine as of today. I have been notified of a candidate vaccine which we will put through clinical trial to

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Health Minister visits Niger

… commiserates with Fuka village elders The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has visited Fuka village in Muyan Local Government Area of Niger State, which has recorded the highest

Lassa fever kills doctor in Rivers state

As the number of death increase from the ravaging Lassa fever outbreak in the country, a medical doctor with Rivers State-owned Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital, BMH, Dr. Livy Ijamala, has

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Facts you need to know about Lassa fever

Key facts ● Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic illness of 1-4 weeks duration that occurs in West Africa. ● The Lassa virus is transmitted to humans via contact

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Lassa Fever Update: Red alert in states

More states in the country have put their citizens on red alert following the outbreak of Lassa fever in 10 states of the federation. While a few of the states