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Lassa Fever: Delta government confirms death, says no cause for alarm

The Delta Ministry of Health has confirmed the death of a woman who allegedly manifested symptoms of Lassa fever virus.

75-year-old woman dies of Lassa fever in Delta

The woman died at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Asaba, the state capital, shortly after her blood sample was taken to Irrua Specialist Hospital in Edo State, for tests.

Edo APC chieftain denies sponsoring attack on Obaseki

A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, Mr. Ken Ihensekhien, has denied having hands in the attack by some angry youths on Governor Godwin Obaseki last Tuesday, during which he (Obaseki) was pelted with serchets of water.
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500 students get US women scholarship

Nigeria Women Association of Georgia (NWAG) has awarded scholarships to 506 female college students and shipped medical supplies worth $2 million to Nigeria.

JOHESU members involved in road accident

At least 19 members of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) were involved in an accident along the Benin-Auchi road on Saturday.

Lassa fever: FMC Umuahia place 30 persons under surveillance

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia, said it had placed under surveillance, no fewer than 30 persons, who allegedly had contact with a female doctor, who reportedly died of Lassa fever.

Experts: Federal government should take more responsibility in fighting Lassa fever

The federal government has been urged to show more commitment in the fight against Lassa fever.

WHO, NCDC partner Edo on Lassa fever control, management

The World Health Organisation and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday said they would work with the Edo State Government to curb the spread of the Lassa fever epidemic in the country.

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.

Lassa fever: Delta confirms three deaths, 24 under surveillance

The Delta State Government has said three out of the seven confirmed cases of Lassa fever have resulted in mortality since the outbreak of the disease in the state.

Edo govt solicits federal govt assistance to tackle Lassa fever

The Edo State Government has solicited for assistance from the Federal Government to tackle the increasing number of Lassa fever patients being admitted at the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH) in the state.

Doctors want National Assembly to pass bill establishing NCDC

In a bid to stop the high mortality and morbidity of Lassa fever and other infectious epidemic diseases in the country, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has called on the National Assembly to pass the bill establishing the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as a matter of urgency.

Lassa fever: Nine death, 102 cases recorded in Ondo.

The Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, said a total of 102 suspected cases of Lassa have been reported in 8 local government areas of the state.

Lassa fever: Ebonyi chides federal govt for poor response

The Ebonyi State Government, on Saturday, blamed the Federal Government for its poor response to the Lassa fever outbreak, which was reported in the state since Jan. 14.

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.

No confirmed case of Lassa fever in FCT – official

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) says it has not yet recorded any case of Lassa fever in the territory.

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.

Ebonyi govt confirms two deaths from Lassa fever outbreak

The Ebonyi State Government on Monday confirmed the death of two persons from a renewed Lassa fever outbreak in the state.

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