Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital
Kidnapped CMD of teaching hospital regains freedom
Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin, has regained freedom from his abductors after 10 days in captivity. Okogbenin was abducted last week by gunmen at Ramat Park in Benin City, Edo State, on his way to Abuja.
FG announces decline in Lassa fever cases
The Federal Government has announced a decline in number of new cases of Lassa fever in the country. Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, who disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja, said ....
Lassa fever kills eight more persons, infects 35 in Abuja, six states
The ongoing Lassa fever outbreak in some parts of the country has killed eight additional persons and infected 35 others in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja and six other states. Latest update on Lassa fever released yesterday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Abuja, capturing Week 2 (January 7 to January 13,…