U.S. releases progress report on malaria, urges Nigeria to improve prevention
The United States (U.S.) President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday released its 12th annual report documenting the progress of its programmes in Nigeria and other countries.
Medical director, commissioner confirm Lassa fever outbreak in Abia
Lassa fever outbreak has been confirmed at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Umuahia in Abia State.
Resurgence of Lassa fever in Nigeria
The current upsurge in the cases of lassa fever demands urgent attention of governments at all levels. Lassa fever is an acute febrile illness, with bleeding and death in severe cases.
Weah postpones victory speech
An overwhelming crowd of supporters and sound-system malfunctioning forced Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, to postpone his victory speech on Friday night.