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Lassa Fever: FETHA virology centre treats 98 in Ebonyi

The Virology Centre of the Federal Teaching Hospital (FETHA), Abakaliki, says it has treated and discharged 98 patients who suffered attacks of Lassa fever in the state since January.

JOHESU strike: FTH Gombe to sustain services

In spite of the ongoing nationwide strike embarked upon by the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU), management of the Federal Teaching Hospital (FTH), Gombe, say services will continue to be rendered to patients at the facility.

MSF: 101 persons die of Lassa fever in Nigeria

A humanitarian medical organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Saturday called for proactive vigilance in Nigeria against Lassa fever, as 101 persons have died in the recent outbreak of the disease .

Governor Dankwambo to settle 12-year-old amputee medical bills

Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State said he would settle all medical bills of a 12-year-old boy, whose two limbs were cut off following a punishment allegedly meted to him by his head teacher.

Sickle cell association advocates compulsory genotype test for couples

The Association of Sickle Cell Anemia Patients in Gombe State has called for compulsory genotype test of intending couples.

Lassa fever kills three in Ekiti

Three persons have been confirmed dead in a fresh case of Lassa fever in Ekiti.

Four injured as farmers, herdsmen clash in Ebonyi

A clash between farmers and herdsmen in Akaeze, Ivo local government area of Ebonyi State yesterday left four persons from both sides seriously injured.

Governor Umahi bans herdsmen from entering Ebonyi communities

Ebonyi State Governor, Chief David Umahi, Tuesday banned Fulani herdsmen and their cattle from entering communities in Ivo Council Area of the state following a clash between suspected Fulani herders and a farmer in Akaeze community which left the farmer fatally injured.

Two men allegedly defile 8-year-old girl in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi State Government seeking the assistance of the police in the case of an eight-year-old girl, allegedly sexually molested by her uncles.

Two men allegedly defile 8-year-old girl in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi Government seeking the assistance of the police in the case of an eight-year-old girl, allegedly sexually molested by her uncles.

Police arrest suspect in killing at PDP rally

The Police in Ebonyi State have arrested a suspect over the killing of a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, at a ward rally of the party in Nwofe Primary School, Agbaja in Izzi Local Government Area of the state.

APC leaders attacked by suspected PDP thugs in Ebonyi

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ebonyi, Paul Okorie, was on Monday attacked by suspected political thugs at Ugwulangwu area of Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi.

Thugs attack APC chieftain in Ebonyi, two others during meeting

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, Dr. Paul Okorie, was on Monday attacked by suspected political thugs at Ugwulangwu area of Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi.

We responded swiftly to outbreak of Lassa Fever in Ebonyi – health minister

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole, has said that the Federal Government through its various Health Agencies responded promptly to the outbreak of Lassa fever in Ebonyi State following notification.

Lassa fever: Federal govt apologises for late response in Ebonyi

The Federal Government yesterday admitted its late response towards the revival of the south east virology centre which would have helped to tackle the unfortunate outbreak of Lassa fever in Ebonyi state.

Ebonyi govt controls further Lassa fever outbreak

The Ebonyi State Government on Friday says it has contained further outbreak of lassa-fever reported in the state since Jan.14.

Ebonyi loses 40 health workers to Lassa fever in 13 years – NMA

The Ebonyi State chapter of the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, yesterday lamented the growing wave of Lassa Fever epidemic, which has between 2005 and 2018, claimed over 40 health workers and caused uncountable number of deaths in the state.

Lassa fever: Ebonyi doctors protest death of colleagues

Some members of the Ebonyi State’s chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), on Tuesday, protested the death of two of their colleagues and a nurse who died of the Lassa fever virus.

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