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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.

Nigeria records 37 new Lassa fever cases as death toll rises

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday confirmed 37 new cases of Lassa fever recorded between February 4 and February 10.

Lassa fever: Ebonyi records three deaths, treats 14 patients

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.

NCDC: Nigeria exceeds emergency threshold for Lassa fever

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.
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WHO increases support on Lassa fever in West Africa

The World Health Organisation, on Sunday, said it has increased its efforts to support West African countries, in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak.

NCDC: Lassa fever, Meningitis claim 26 lives in Nigeria

Lassa fever and cerebro spinal meningitis (CSM) have claimed 26 lives and infected 88 others in 26 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

NCDC: Lassa fever kill 42 in 16 states

Forty-two lives have been claimed across the country by a fresh outbreak of Lassa fever, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Official: Auchi records 30 cases of Lassa fever in January

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.

Resident doctors partner federal government to check outbreak of Lassa fever

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.

Five dead as Plateau records 17 new cases of Lassa fever

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”.

Plateau records 17 new Lassa fever cases, 5 deaths

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.

Lassa fever: NCDC advocates personal, environmental hygiene

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it is creating more awareness to educate Nigerians on the prevention of Lassa fever.

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