Buhari promises to boost healthcare, commissions NAF reference hospital in Daura
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Daura, Katsina State restated his administration’s commitment to improve health facilities, equipment and services...
Improving Nigeria’s preparedness to tackle, prevent infectious diseases threat
Others include: Senior Laboratory Technical Adviser at the National Reference Laboratory (NRL), Anthony Ahumibe; Chief Molecular Bioengineer at the NRL, Dr. Nnaemeka Ndondo...
Ebola, flu, monkey pox epidemic looms, new vaccine may cure tuberculosis
Scientists have raised an alarm over the possibility of Ebola, flu virus and monkey pox epidemic that could kill over 400 million people and crash economies. Leading flu experts yesterday warned that a deadly flu pandemic like the Spanish flu could happen again and could wipe out 400 million globally. It has been 100 years…
NCDC reports monkey pox outbreak in 15 states
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said of 76 cases of monkey pox reported in 2018, 37 have been confirmed with one probable and two deaths in 15 states.
Plateau to fight cholera, monkey pox outbreaks
The Plateau government has alerted all health agencies to monitor all contacts in a bid to check the spread of monkey pox having made preparations to contain cholera outbreak in parts of the state. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kuden Kanshak, disclosed this in Jos at the weekend while chatting with journalists on the development. Kamshak…
Monkey Pox : No outbreak in Kwara
The Kwara Government on Monday said there was no outbreak of Monkey Pox disease in any of the 16 local government areas of the state.
Suspected case of monkey pox in UBTH
The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) yesterday confirmed there is a case in the hospital suspected to be monkey pox.
Kano confirms monkey pox suspect still under investigation
Kano State Commissioner for health, Dr. Kabiru Getso, has confirmed a suspected case of monkey pox in Kano.
Monkey Pox now in 11 states as WHO lab confirms six more cases
The Federal Ministry of health has announced laboratory confirmation of six additional cases among the earlier reported suspected cases of Monkey pox virus.