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Lassa fever: Nigeria records 77 victims, 21 deaths

The National Coordinator, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, says 21 deaths have been recorded from the 77 confirmed cases in the current outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria.

Uganda confirms outbreak of hemorrhagic fever

Uganda’s health ministry on Monday confirmed an outbreak of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in the central district of Nakaseke, Sarah Opendi, State Minister for Health said.

Uganda controls deadly Marburg fever outbreak – WHO

The World Health Organisation says Uganda has successfully controlled a deadly outbreak of Marburg hemorrhagic fever, an infectious disease related to Ebola.

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Ex-President Jonathan starved NDDC of funds – Nsima Ekere

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Rivers council poll victory showcases Governor Wike’s performance – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party says its victory in the just-concluded local government election held in Rivers State manifests the appreciation of the people for the performance of the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike.