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Dr Kunden Deyin, the Plateau Commissioner for Health says the state has recorded 28 new cases of Lassa fever with 10 deaths.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed 37 new cases of Lassa fever recorded between February 4 and February 10.
The Virology center at Federal Teaching Hospital Abakaliki (FETHA) built by Ebonyi state government has successfully treated and discharged 14 Lassa fever patients brought to the centre this year.
With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.
The World Health Organisation, on Sunday, said it has increased its efforts to support West African countries, in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak.
Lassa fever and cerebro spinal meningitis (CSM) have claimed 26 lives and infected 88 others in 26 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Dr Innocent Alenoghena, the Director, Primary Health Care Services in Etsako-West Local Government Area, Edo, on Monday said the area recorded 30 cases of Lassa fever in January.
The National Association of Resident Doctors has concluded plans to partner the Federal Ministry of Health to bring the outbreak of Lassa Fever under control.
The Plateau State Government on Sunday confirmed that there are 17 new Lassa Fever cases in the state, adding that “five have so far died of the fever in the past few days”.
Commissioner for Health in the State Dr. Kamshak Kuden, while confirming the new cases of Lassa Fever said so far the state has recorded five deaths within the past few days.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is creating more awareness to educate Nigerians on the prevention of Lassa fever.
The Congress of the Coalition of Health Sector Unions (COHESU), Kwara branch, has suspended its indefinite strike due to the outbreak of Lassa fever, Yellow fever and Polio in some parts of the state.
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said that the Federal Government would intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the country.
Maj. Gen. Nuhu Angbazo, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division, Nigerian Army Rukuba, has directed that Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Jos, Plateau, be fumigated.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is set to host the first-ever international Lassa fever conference in Nigeria.
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