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The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Iheakweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.
Experts have said transmission of Lassa fever in Ondo State has changed from being a seasonal outbreak to that where transmission takes place all year round.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared the emergency phase of the 2020 Lassa fever outbreak, over in Nigeria following a successive decline in cases below the emergency threshold, and an epidemiological review carried out by it and the World Health Organisation (WHO).
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, yesterday declared the emergency phase of the 2020 Lassa fever outbreak over following successive decline in cases below the emergency threshold, and an epidemiological review carried out by NCDC, in collaboration with World Health Organisation, WHO.
The Ebonyi State Commissioner for Health, Daniel Umezurike, has stated that Malaria could have an impact on the ability of infected patients of Covid-19 to recover from the disease.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State on Thursday disowned the audio and video recordings in the social media claiming he allegedly banned two journalists for life for 'publishing false reports.'
The Chairman of Borno High Powered Taskforce on COVID-19, Alhaji Umar Kadafur, says the state’s taskforce is still waiting for results of the first suspected Coronavirus (COVID-19), case in the state.
A Nigerian journalist, Chijioke Agwu, has been arrested for writing a story on Lassa fever which a state governor claims violates the state’s coronavirus law.
The Ebonyi State police command on Saturday afternoon, arrested the Ebonyi State correspondent of The Sun Newspapers on the order of Governor David Umahi.
The Bauchi State Government says 19 people have lost their lives to Lassa fever in the state since January.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the deadly coronavirus pandemic will get to all the 36 states in Nigeria.
Apart from the COVID-19 global pandemic which has caused lockdown worldwide, Nigeria is also battling another deadly disease – Lassa Fever.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed that a total of 185 people have died of Lassa fever with 951 cases confirmed in the country since the beginning of the year 2020.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director-General of NCDC, told newsmen on Friday in Abuja, while giving an update of on the Lassa fever outbreak that amidst the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), outbreak in the country, the agency has continued to manage a national Lassa fever outbreak.
The Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has been appointed by the Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to chair the Party’s high-level National Campaign Council for the Edo State Governorship Election.
The Enugu State Government announced 66 new cases of the novel coronavirus disease, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 327.
The Council of the European Union has opened its borders to 15 countries, excluding Nigeria.
Iran said Monday it has called for Interpol to help arrest President Donald Trump and 35 other US officials for the January killing of its top general in an American drone strike.
The new Chairman of Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Mr Comas Ugwueze, has promised to give priority to the protection of lives and property and workers’ welfare.
Barcelona directors have identified Premier League star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as a replacement for Inter Milan attacker Lautaro Martinez.
Former Nigeria international Odion Ighalo has revealed that he is considering coming out of international retirement.
The Minister of Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika, on Saturday, said the Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport, Abuja, is 90 per cent completed and ready to reopen for business with strict compliance to COVID-19 protocols.
The Leadership Entrepreneurship and Advocacy (LEAD) Network, an NGO, has urged government at all levels to prioritise mental health care because of the adverse COVID-19 psychological effect on the citizenry.
The National Union of Road Transport Workers has commended the Federal Government for lifting the ban on interstate travel in the country.