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NiMet warns of climate-induced diseases in 2019

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has warned that there could be prevalence of climate-induced diseases such as malaria, cerebrospinal meningitis and respiratory diseases in many parts of Nigeria in 2019.

NCDC issues tips to prevent spread of meningitis

With new cases of cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) confirmed in two states, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to be on high alert against the disease.

NCDC calls for environmental sanitation to prevent infectious diseases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has called on Nigerians to adopt environmental sanitation towards prevention of infectious diseases in their domains.

NCDC confirms 214 new cases of acute flaccid paralysis

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed that 214 new cases of Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) was reported from across states in Nigeria, except in Anambra State.

NCDC: Lassa fever claims 160 lives in 11 months

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said no fewer than 160 persons have died from Lassa Fever disease within the last 11 months in 22 states.

NCDC: Nigeria needs N4 billion to tackle infectious diseases

Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), on Monday said that Nigeria needs N4 billion to tackle infectious diseases.

Cerebrospinal meningitis kills seven in Katsina

The Katsina State Ministry of Health has confirmed the outbreak of the dreaded cerebrospinal meningitis (CSM) virus in Jibia Local Government Area of the state which, it said, claimed seven lives, on Thursday.

Kubwa pupils die of suspected case of meningitis – FCTA

The Federal Capital Territory Administration on Thursday said the death of two pupils in Kubwa, FCT, was due to suspected case of Cerebrospinal Meningitis and not food poison as believed.

Council approves recommendations to tackle disease outbreaks

To achieve early disease detection and control, state governments have been advised to establish functional infection prevention committees, emergency operational centres and isolation units.

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