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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared a state of the emergency over of the Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country over.
The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), says it has confirmed 16 new cases of Lassa fever from five states in Nigeria.
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.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday has confirmed 15 new cases of Lassa fever from six states in Nigeria.
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.
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.
The confirmed cases from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 472 as 53 new cases were reported for week 10.
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.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday said there is no suspected Lassa fever case in the Asokoro District Hospital, Abuja.
Dr Kunden Deyin, the Plateau Commissioner for Health says the state has recorded 28 new cases of Lassa fever with 10 deaths.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.
The Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, has adjourned for judgment in the petition against the victory of senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Oluremi Tinubu.
Lewis Hamilton found himself having to defend his British identity and sense of patriotism Saturday during a news conference at his home British Grand Prix.
Nigerians spent nearly 3, 124, 026, 959 billion Naira to watch box office movies at Nigerian cinemas between January and June.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Wednesday called on the Soil Science Society of Nigeria to collaborate with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture to put a complete halt to the issues of herdsmen migration from the North to the South.
The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has inducted 412 foreign trained Nigerian doctors to practice medicine in the country and warned them against ethical misconduct.