FG worried over new cases of Lassa fever
The Minister of State for Health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, expressed the concern in Abuja at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
COVID-19: Bauchi records 19 new cases, infection hits 560
The Bauchi State Task Force on COVID-19 and Lassa Fever, says it has recorded 19 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.
Why lassa fever is killing more people in Bauchi
...toll rises to 41 in four months Between January and mid May, Lassa fever has killed 41 in Bauchi State, Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA), Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, has said. Rilwanu disclosed this in while briefing section of journalists in Bauchi over the weekend. He noted that lassa fever is more deadly…
NCDC declares end of emergency phase of 2020 Lassa fever outbreak
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared an end to the emergency phase of the 2020 Lassa fever outbreak noting that the development represents a successive decline in cases below the emergency threshold.
Lassa fever kills 19 as Bauchi discharges three COVID-19 patients
Bauchi State Government has announced that 19 people have lost their lives to Lassa fever in the state.
Two doctors, 14 others die of Lassa fever in Bauchi
Bauchi State Surveillance Support has disclosed that Lassa fever has killed two medical doctors and 14 other people in the state.
Travel medicine crucial in containing spread of infectious diseases, say experts
The Nigerian Society of Travel Medicines (NSTM) has backed the government’s effort towards containing the spread of Lassa fever, coronavirus and other infectious diseases, as Nigeria welcomes travellers from other parts of the world.
COVID-19 may overwhelm world’s health systems - Experts
There are strong indications that healthcare systems across the world may cave in and prove incapable of handling and managing the Coronavirus disease, should there continue to be a large influx of patients with severe cases in health facilities.
Lassa Fever: Death toll reaches 144 – NCDC
The death toll from the latest round of Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has risen to 144, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Thursday with a Case Fatality Rate (CFR), of 16.8 per cent.
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