Nigeria Centre for Disease Control
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…
We pay for treatment, Lassa fever survivors, relatives insist
Only days after the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) claimed that the federal and state governments have been providing free diagnosis, treatment and care for ...
Meningitis death toll now 336 as cases hit 2997
This means that the country has recorded eight more deaths and 473 more cases. But the epidemic is still contained within 16 states with Zamfara leading with more than half of the cases and deaths at 1,846 and 216.
Maintain clean environment to avoid Lass fever, says NCDC
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has urged Nigerians to maintain clean environment, free of rodents to prevent and control Lassa fever.