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18 Sep
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has recorded eight additional Lassa fever infections and one death between Sept. 5 and 11, 2022. The NCDC via its official website said the new cases bring the total number of confirmed cases and deaths in the country to 917 and 171, respectively. It disclosed that…
14 Sep
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said Ondo, Edo and Bauchi recorded 70 per cent of the 909 confirmed cases and 170 deaths from Lassa Fever cases.
12 Sep
The latest figures from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) show the country recorded a spike in cases of monkeypox and Lassa fever over the last week...
15 Aug
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 13 additional new cases of Lassa fever in seven days from five states, which were; Ondo, Edo, Kogi, Ebonyi, and Imo.
9 Aug
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo, Edo, and Bauchi States accounted for 10 new additional Lassa fever cases reported in the country.
20 Jul
The continued spread of monkeypox, Lassa fever, COVID-19 and the possible importation of Marburg virus from Ghana has raised fresh concerns in Nigeria.
14 Jul
The rise is mostly driven by the omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5, showing that the pandemic is changing but not over. It is clear that the global community would still feel more financial
16 May
Prof. Innocent A. O. Ujah is the President, of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), a consultant obstetrician and gynaecological surgeon as well as the Vice-Chancellor
23 Apr
A case of Lassa fever, an acute viral haemorrhagic illness, has been recorded in the south of Guinea, the health authorities announced.
22 Apr
The statement added that Idah, Ibaji, Lokoja, Ajaokuta, Ofu, Okene, Okehi, Kabba and Adavi local councils reported at least one case during the period under review...
18 Mar
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 45 health workers were infected by Lassa fever between January and March.
14 Mar
Dr Michael Oguntoye, the Director, Kwara State Primary Health Care Development Agency, has advised residents of the state to maintain high level of hygiene to prevent them from contracting Lassa fever.

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