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May, 2020

  • 16 May

    Lassa Fever Kills 41 In Bauchi

    Rilwanu Mohammed, executive chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA) has disclosed that 41 persons have died of Lassa fever from January to date in the state. Read Also: COVID-19 Patient Delivered Of Baby Boy In Lagos Isolation Centre Mohammed, who said this in Bauchi on Saturday, noted that Lassa …

April, 2020

  • 2 April

    Lassa Fever: 185 Killed, 951 Cases Confirmed In 2020 – NCDC

    A total of 185 Nigerians have died from Lassa fever, with 951 cases confirmed in the country since the beginning of this year, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Read Also: You’re Not Qualified To Lick Soyinka’s Shoes, Fani-Kayode Blasts Buhari The agency revealed this in its latest …

March, 2020

  • 18 March

    Four Nigerian Health Workers Die Of Lassa Fever

    Four health workers have died of Lassa Fever in Bauchi and Gombe states. Read Also: FG Confirms Five New Cases Of Coronavirus In Nigeria The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced this in the latest figures in its weekly situation report. According to the centre, there are 3,735 suspected cases …

February, 2020

  • 21 February

    EU Gives Nigeria N32m To Fight Lassa Fever

    The European Commission has allocated €80,000 (about N32 million) to assist Nigeria in its fight against Lassa Fever. Read Also: How Prophesy Landed Pastor In Police Net The commission said the funds would go towards “supporting the Nigerian Red Cross in promoting hygiene practices and disease transmission control” as well as helping to …

  • 20 February

    Lassa Fever: Lagos Places 63 Under Surveillance

    The Lagos state government has placed 63 persons under close monitoring over concerns that they may have come in contact with a Lassa fever patient. Read Also: Man Beats Wife Up After Three Children’s DNA Tests Come Out Negative Akin Abayomi, the state commissioner for health, disclosed this on Wednesday. Lagos …

  • 19 February

    Lagos Records First Lassa Fever Case

    Lagos State has recorded its first case of the Lassa fever. Read Also: Nigerian Placed On Death Row In Saudi Arabia Released  Prof. Akin Abayomi,  the Lagos state Commissioner for Health in a statement on Wednesday, confirmed that the patient is currently in isolation at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital. Abayomi …

  • 9 February

    Kogi Confirms Nine Cases Of Lassa Fever, Four Deaths

    The Kogi State Ministry of Health has confirmed nine cases of Lassa fever with four deaths recorded since the outbreak of the deadly disease in the state about a month ago. Dr Austin Ojotule, the State Epidemiologist, disclosed this in statement in Lokoja on Sunday. According to Ojotule, the state’s …

  • 2 February

    Lassa Fever: Declare National Health Emergency, Doctors Tell FG

    The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), on Saturday, asked the federal government to declare Lassa fever as a national health emergency. Read Also: Kidnappers Dump Remains Of Kaduna Doctor’s Wife On Highway The doctors described the current preventive and control measures as “weak”, at the end of their National Executive …

January, 2020

  • 28 January

    Nigeria Working On Lassa Fever Vaccine – Minister

    Dr Osagie Ehanire, Minister of Health, says Nigeria is contributing to research for the development of Lassa fever vaccine to proffer a lasting solution to the disease. Read Also: We Can Handle Boko Haram, Buhari Tells EU Ehanire, who disclosed this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuja, said Lassa …

  • 28 January

    Lassa Fever Hits Osun, Kills Two

    Two people have die following the breakout of Lassa fever in Osun State. This development was confirmed by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu and the Special Adviser to the governor on Public Health, Dr. Olasiji Olamiju. Read also: Nigeria To Begin Rice Export In Two Years – Minister The cabinet …

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