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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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Monkeypox: FG confirms 3 cases

Four cases from Lagos confirmed negative ABUJA – The Federal Ministry of Health announced today that three samples from the 17 suspected cases of monkeypox disease reported at the Niger

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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

NCDC cautions against health hazards associated with flooding

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, says Nigerians should resist some habits that might result in health hazards during flooding, as rains continue to pound some cities across Nigeria.

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Update: Nigeria gears up for Ebola

Health Minister Inspects Abuja airport health facilities, says “Don’t panic” Screening of inbound passengers commences at international airports NCDC conveys stakeholders meeting, inaugurates Ebola Preparedness Working Group (EPWG) WHO Regional

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Meningitis Outbreak: New cases decline – NCDC

Sokoto commences vaccination campaign Targets 2 million people   ABUJA, SOKOTO – The number of new cases of suspected meningitis being reported has begun to decline as outbreak control measures take

Meningitis: NMA blames FG for death toll

says immunisation is belated slams Zamfara gov. for attributing toll to punishment from God links suicide with mental health issues ABUJA – The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, Friday, blamed the

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FG receives 1.3m doses of CSM vaccine

WHO’s International Review Group to meet on  additional vaccines ABUJA – The Federal Government yesterday announced that it has taken delivery of 1.3 million vaccines from the World Health Organization and

Ignore HIV/AIDS cure claim, NACA, NCDC tell Nigerians

Prof. Ezeibe displaying samples of his drug The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) and Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (nCDC) have urged Nigerians to ignore recent claim