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Kogi govt appeals for calm over strange killer disease

The Kogi State Commissioner for Health, Dr Saka Audu, has appealed for calm over reports of a mysterious disease in the state.

Another LUTH doctor tests positive to Lassa fever

Another doctor has tested positive to Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba.

Lassa fever: Ondo govt trains surveillance officers, informants

The Ondo State Government on Thursday in Akure concluded the training of surveillance officers and informants to contain the spread of Lassa fever across the 18 local government areas of the state.

Osinbajo inaugurates 15 new permanent secretaries

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, inaugurated the 15 new permanent secretaries who were appointed recently.

Osun cautions residents as corpse tests positive to Lassa fever

The Osun State Government on Tuesday urged its citizens to be vigilant and maintain high hygienic standards after a corpse which was brought from Lagos tested positive to Lassa.

Ogun govt inaugurates c’ttee on strategic health devt

The Ogun State Government has inaugurated a 38-man committee on State Strategic Health Development Plan (SSHDP), in conjunction with Pathfinder International in order to reduce maternal, child mortality rate in the State.

Somalia celebrates three years polio-free

Somalia and the UN on Monday in Mogadishu celebrated the declaration by the World Health Organization that the country has been polio free for three years.

Kwara community insists 74 people died of strange illness

The Jawuro Fulani of Oro-Ago land in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State, Alhaji Umaru Sori, on Sunday said no fewer than 74 people in the 15 Fulani settlements of the town had died of a strange illness.

Three Ugandan women suffer Ebola-like viral hemorrhagic fever

Uganda is on high alert as the ministry of health is investigating and monitoring three suspected cases of the deadly Viral Hemorrhagic Fever in the central district of Luwero, a top official said on Friday.

Strange illness allegedly kills 70 in Kwara

There is confusion in Oro-Ago community, in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara State as leaders and members say no fewer than 70 persons have died of a strange illness.

Lassa fever: Lagos places 22 more persons under surveillance

The fresh 22 were persons from Ikorodu who had contact with the index case and are currently under close observation, the Director of Disease Control, Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Eniola Eniosho, said.

Three more LUTH workers test positive for Lassa fever

Three health workers, out of the 100 that had contact with a pregnant woman who died of Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, have tested positive for the infection.

Lassa fever: LUTH chief calls for collective precautionary measures

The management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, on Wednesday, advised Nigerians to take precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Lassa Fever.

Thousands die due to Yemen airport closure – NRC

At least 10,000 people have died in Yemen as a result of the Saudi-led coalition's restriction on airspace and the closure of Sanaa airport a year ago, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said citing Sanaa's Ministry of Health.

Lagos confirms two deaths from Lassa fever

Two patients being treated for Lassa fever at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, have been confirmed died.

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Community leader, three others remanded for burying policeman alive in Lagos

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