Ebola cases rise in new DR Congo outbreak Mbandaka, DR Congo
The Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo's northwest is growing, according to health officials, sounding the alarm weeks after
Protect your kids this rainy season
It is the rainy season again, which calls for special care and attention, particularly with the coronavirus pandemic still evident. Again, children are more prone to infection like jaundice
Bello kick off monthly sanitation in Niger
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Saturday kick off the reintroduction of monthly sanitation exercise in the state, in a bid to keep the environment clean and free from outbreaks
Coping with hot weather-related diseases
The dry season is here again. It comes high temperatures and low humidity, which increases the likelihood of transmission of organisms causing diseases such as Cerebrospinal Meningitis....
Residents lament neglect as eleven cholera victims are buried in Rivers
The 11 persons who died of chorea outbreak in Ngo community, Andoni Local Government Area of Rivers State, have been buried. The deaths have been blamed on government’s failure to provide potable water in the area.
Cholera outbreak: Ogun confirms five deaths, begins extensive fumigation
The Ogun State Governor yesterday confirmed the out-break of cholera which it said had claimed five lives out of the 12 cases reported.The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Adesanya Ayinde, who spoke to journalists in Abeokuta...
Cholera, Lassa fever persist in nine states
Latest figures published yesterday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) indicate that Lassa fever and cholera persist in some states of the country. The Situation Report confirmed 15 cases of Lassa fever in Ondo and Edo states, with two deaths in Edo within the last two weeks.
How to cope with ongoing cholera, diarrhoea, gastroenteritis outbreaks in Lagos
Several reports have alerted to a cholera outbreak in Lagos State and over 100 cases recorded in Lagos Island General Hospital and some few cases in Isolo General Hospital.
Cholera: NCDC records 83 suspected cases in 3 Adamawa
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 83 suspected cases of cholera in three local government areas in Adamawa.