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Lassa fever kills three in Delta

The Delta State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye, has disclosed that three persons have died from Lassa fever since the latest outbreak of the disease was first reported in the state on January 26, 2018.

Gunmen kill NULGE chairman in Bayelsa

Unknown gunmen suspected to be assassins have killed the Southern Ijaw Council chapter of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE Mr. Okaye Igali.

Lassa fever: Delta donates protective kits to FMC Asaba to curtail plague

The Delta State Government has donated personal protective medical equipment to the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, as part of efforts to curtail the scourge of Lassa fever in the state.

Two cases of Lassa fever confirmed in Delta

Delta State has confirmed two cases of the Lassa Fever infection, with one patient said to be dead.

Lassa fever kills two in Imo, seven quarantined

Imo State Health Commissioner, Dr. Angela Uwakwem, has said that two residents of Owerri have died of Lassa fever which has resurfaced in the state.

Ten cases of Lassa fever reported in Ondo

There was a reported outbreak of Lassa fever in Ondo State, with 10 persons infected by the deadly virus.

Lassa fever: Kogi NMA tasks health workers on safety precautions

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi has advised healthcare practitioners in the state to always observe safety precautions whenever attending to patients.

FMC pledges affordable quality healthcare delivery to Bayelsa rural dwellers

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), in Yenagoa on Sunday pledged to sustain its policy of extending quality tertiary medical services to rural dwellers in Bayelsa at affordable costs.

Medical doctor tests positive to Lassa fever in Kogi

Kogi State has recorded a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever as a medical doctor working with the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Lokoja, has been confirmed to be a victim of the disease.

Three suspected Lassa fever cases recorded in Nasarawa

The Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre, FMC, Keffi, Nasarawa State, says the hospital is currently handling three cases of suspected Lassa fever.

Delta govt partners NIMR to check infectious diseases

The Delta State Government says it has entered into a partnership with the Nigeria Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) in its commitment towards the prevention of new and re-emerging infectious diseases in the state.

Zamfara NMA president Tijjani Sa’idu passes on

The President of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Zamfara, Dr. Tijjani Sa’idu, has died.

FMC Makurdi to begin dialysis services January 11 – Peteru Inunduh

Dr Peteru Inunduh, the Managing Director, Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Makurdi, on Thursday said the centre would commenced dialysis services on Jan. 11.

Suspected gunmen kill ex-commissioner in Bayelsa

Less than 72 hours after a reporter with the African Independent Television (AIT), Miss Onisofie Owei, survived after she was attacked and shot in Yenagoa, a former Commissioner, Mr. Ayakeme Masa, has been shot dead by suspected gunmen.

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