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We need media support to prevent, curb epidemics – NCDC boss

… holds workshop to sensitize health editors Dr. Ihekweazu (Centre in black) in a group photograph with the health editors The National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Centre for Disease

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90 Nigerians died from Lassa fever since January – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday released an update on ravaging Lassa fever in different states in Nigeria, revealing that no fewer than 90 deaths were recorded between

Monkeypox spreads to six more states

Total suspected cases now  31 Lagos confirms 2 suspected cases Six more states have reported cases of suspected monkeypox, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said today in a

Meningitis outbreak over, NCDC declares

• says enhanced surveillance continues ABUJA – With the decline in Meningitis cases, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the 2016/2017 outbreak is over as the Emergency Operations

Meningitis death toll rises

NCDC says it’s now  282 in 5 states The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in five states with 282 deaths.