In 18 months, cholera, measles and Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) have killed 244 people in Borno State.
A recent study published in the journal Nature showed that COVID-19 pandemic has derailed the fight against other dangerous diseases such as tuberculosis, measles, polio, malaria
26 Nov 2020
Yep! That’s the number of lives global immunization programs stopped from being prematurely cut shut by infectious diseases, between 2005 and 2010; it is the number of needless deaths that didn’t happen because of the effectiveness
13 Nov 2020
Global measles deaths increased by 50 per cent from 2016 to 2019, claiming over 207,500 lives in 2019, WHO said in a statement issued from its headquarters on Thursday in Geneva citing figures from a joint report it published with the US Centre for Disease Control (CDC).
12 Nov 2020
The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have alerted countries, including Nigeria, to the possibility of major measles and polio epidemics, as COVID-19 continues to disrupt immunization services worldwide.
19 Jun 2020
Niger recorded outbreak of measles in 13 local government areas of the state during the Coronavirus pandemic lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the pandemic.
12 Jun 2020
The Plateau Government on Friday lamented what it called the diversion of people’s attention from the devastating effects of the deadly Measles disease
1 Apr 2020
With all eyes on the rapid global spread of the novel coronavirus, health experts fear a drop in routine vaccinations could fuel other, potentially deadlier outbreaks of diseases like measles.
17 Jan 2020
The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into national yellow fever/measles/rubella laboratory network.
5 Jan 2020
Recently, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United States Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that more than 140,000 people worldwide died from measles in 2018.
2 Jan 2020
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....
9 Dec 2019
No fewer than 52,600 Africans lost their lives with 1,759,000 others infected by measles in 2018.According to new estimates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United States Centres for Diseases Control and Prevention..