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Kogi: We’re prepared to tackle flooding

Kogi State government has assured the people of its preparedness to mitigate the effect of the anticipatory floods as relevant agencies have been put on red alert for its occurrence.

Nigeria declares Lassa Fever emergency as death toll increases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared a state of the emergency over of the Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country over.

Lassa fever: Kebbi government confirms six cases, one death

The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state.
Redeemers University, Ede

Redeemer university combats diseases through environmental services

The Vice Chancellor, Redeemer University Ede, Osun State, Professor Anthony Akinlo, has stated that the institution has been able to get rid of diseases through proper handling and cleanliness of its environment.

Lassa fever: Expert advises on proper storage of food items

Dr Chigozie Ubani, a medical practitioner in Umuahia, has advised Nigerians to ensure proper storage of food items in order to control the current outbreak of Lassa fever in the country.

Gombe placed on red alert over Lassa fever

Gombe state epidemiologist, Dr. Nuhu Bile, says the state has been placed on red alert following the death of one person out of five confirmed cases of Lassa fever recorded recently in the State.

World Health Day: Federal government pledges qualitative healthcare

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, says this year’s World Health Day aligns with Federal Government’s resolve to provide qualitative healthcare for every Nigerian.

Federal government to inaugurate health insurance for Lassa fever patients

The Federal Government is introducing a funding mechanism to cater for patients with confirmed cases of Lassa fever in the country, the Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said.

NCDC: Lassa fever kills 121 in three months

The National Centre for Disease Control has confirmed that two persons have died of Lassa fever in Bauchi and Taraba states.

NCDC confirms 16 new cases of Lassa fever in five states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says it has confirmed 16 new cases of Lassa fever from five states in Nigeria.

Official: Local council records 12 deaths, 871 cases of Lassa fever in three months

Mrs Nefisat Ikerodah, Director, Disease Surveillance, Etsako West Local Government Area, Edo, disclosed on Monday that 12 people died of Lassa fever in the area between January and March.

NCDC confirms 15 new cases of Lassa fever in 6 states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday has confirmed 15 new cases of Lassa fever from six states in Nigeria.

Lassa fever survivors laud NCDC, Edo government for interventions

Lassa fever survivours in Edo have commended the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and the Edo Government for their timely response which ensured they were saved from the dreaded disease.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo gets new Lassa fever treatment centre in Benin City

The Edo State Government says it has established a new Lassa fever treatment centre in Benin City, the state capital, to make treatment of the disease more accessible to the people.

NCDC: 53 new cases of Lassa fever recorded in last seven days

The confirmed cases from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 472 as 53 new cases were reported for week 10.

NMA: Ondo records 102 Lassa fever cases, 15 deaths in two months

No fewer than 102 people have been confirmed to be positive with Lassa fever, in addition to 15 deaths recorded in Ondo State between January and February.

NCDC: Reports of Lassa fever at Asokoro hospital untrue

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday said there is no suspected Lassa fever case in the Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja.

Lassa fever: 10 killed, 28 new cases confirmed in Plateau – official

Dr Kunden Deyin, the Plateau Commissioner for Health says the state has recorded 28 new cases of Lassa fever with 10 deaths.

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