Lassa fever kills two, infects five in Edo, Ebonyi, Ondo
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the death of two, and infection of five people from Lassa fever in Edo, Ebonyi and Ondo states, including a health worker. This was contained in the NCDC latest figures on Lassa fever published yesterday in its Week 44 (October 29 to November 4, 2018) outline.…
NCDC confirms two new Lassa fever deaths, nine cases
Despite efforts by the Federal Government to stop the menace of Lassa fever in the country, the virus has within one week killed two new persons and infected another nine in Edo, Ondo and Ebonyi states.
Lassa fever kills two, infects health worker, two others in Ondo
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed three new cases of Lassa fever in Ondo State, including a health worker with two new deaths. Also, it said that a monkey pox case in Israel on October 13, 2018 has travel history from Nigeria. According to the NCDC, in the reporting week 42, one…
NCDC confirms two deaths from Lassa fever in Ondo, Ebonyi
Nigeria Centres for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed two deaths from Lassa fever in Ondo and Ebonyi states. NCDC, in the reporting Week 41 (October 8-14, 2018), published yesterday confirmed 13 new cases of Lassa fever from Edo (four), Ondo (four) Ebonyi (two) Delta (one), Kogi (one), and Imo (one). The Centre noted that from…
Scientists near first ever Lassa fever vaccine discovery
Scientists have moved closer to the first ever Lassa fever vaccine as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed nine new cases of the virus and four deaths in Ebonyi, Edo and Ondo states.
NCDC confirms nine new cases of Lassa fever, two deaths
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday confirmed nine new cases of Lassa fever epidemic with two deaths, in one week, including the first confirmed case in Enugu State since beginning of outbreak.
NCDC confirms Lassa fever incident in Enugu
Lassa Fever incident has been reported in Enugu State, as Edo, Ondo record five new cases. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu confirmed this yesterday to The Guardian. He said the latest outbreak, which started late last year has continued, bringing the number of states so…
NCDC confirms six new Lassa fever cases, three deaths in Edo, Ondo
Despite efforts by the Federal Government through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and its international partners, among whom is the World Health Organisation (WHO), Lassa fever outbreak has persisted in the country with six cases and three deaths reported last week in Edo and Ondo states.
How we have been curtailing Lassa fever, by research chief
The Director, Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control, Irrua Specialists Teaching Hospital (ISTH), Irrua Edo State, Dr. Ephraim Ogbaini, has said the hospital in collaboration...
Lassa fever kills two in Plateau, Edo as experts canvass multiple approach
The Lassa fever outbreak in the country has killed two persons in Plateau and Edo with six new confirmed cases from Edo (four), Ondo (one) and Plateau (one).