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May, 2019

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January, 2019

  • 28 January

    Fresh Lassa Fever Outbreak Kills Five In Plateau

    Plateau has recorded 17 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever with five persons killed, according to Dr Kunden Deyin, the state’s health commissioner. Deyin newsmen on Sunday in Jos that 33 cases were taken to the laboratory for confirmation where 17 were confirmed to be cases of Lassa Fever. According to …

  • 17 January

    Lassa Fever: Army Fumigates Cantonment After Officer’s Death

    Maj. Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division, Nigeria Army Rukuba, has directed that Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos, Plateau, be fumigated. The directive was given following the death of a non-commissioned senior officer in the cantobment from Lassa fever. The Division made the disclosure on Thursday in a …

June, 2018

  • 28 June

    Lassa Fever Kills Nurse In Edo

    An outbreak of Lassa fever has allegedly claimed the life of Mr Henry Ehimati, a male nurse working with Okomu Oil Palm Company staff clinic, located in Ovia South-West Local Government Area of Edo. The victim, said to be in his 30s and married with a child, works at the …

May, 2018

  • 11 May

    Lassa Fever Outbreak In Nigeria Under Control – WHO

    The World Health Organisation, WHO, says that the critical phase of Nigeria’s Lassa fever outbreak is under control. Charity Warigon, WHO’s communication officer, according to a statement in Abuja on Friday,  continued vigilance is, however, needed as the country is still Lassa fever endemic. She said that this year, 423 confirmed …

April, 2018

  • 5 April

    Doctors Will Shun Lassa Fever Patients – NMA

    Medical doctors may begin to neglect Lassa fever sufferers, said Dr. Mike Ozovehe Ogirima, the president of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA. Ogirima told the British Broadcasting Corporation (Yoruba Service) that doctors are not given the right equipment to protect themselves, recalling that eight doctors had died of the disease. …

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