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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

Edo governor releases N100m to fight Lassa fever

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has ordered the immediate release of N100 million as first tranche payment for the procurement of equipment to fight Lassa fever. Obaseki said the fund

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16 die of Lassa fever in 3 weeks – FG

16 persons in Nigeria have died of Lassa fever disease between January 1 and 21, 2018, Federal Government said on Wednesday. In a statement made available to Nigeria Health Online

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Lassa fever hits Ebonyi State

… 2 doctors, 1 patient dead The Nigeria  Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever in Ebonyi State. The centre also confirmed  the death of two

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Lassa fever: Lagos calls for calm

LUTH confirms 3 cases on admission, says they are responding to treatment The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Prof. Chris Bode, today confirmed that three out

LUTH confirms Lassa fever cases

Two dead, two on admission Edo state also reports two cases The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) today confirmed the death of two patients from Lassa fever. Two others, one

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Health Minister confirms case of Lassa fever in Ogun

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has confirmed the death of a health practitioner as a result of Lassa fever in Ogun State. A statement made available to newsmen

Nigeria records 5 new cases of Lassa fever

Confirmed in Bauchi, Gombe, Plateau and Rivers States WHO expert committee releases updates from affected countries ABUJA – Five confirmed cases of Lassa Fever have been reported from four states

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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

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

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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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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

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

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

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Lassa fever again!

• Kills 35, 76 cases reported in 8 states in fresh outbreak Nigeria has again been hit with the deadly Lassa fever outbreak now raging in eight states of the