Thursday, 1st June 2023

yellow fever

24 Nov 2022
Despite worldwide concerns over tripledemic of COVID-19, influenza (flu) and re-emergent respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has allayed fears.
5 Sep 2022
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has recorded 14 deaths in 10 states from suspected cases of yellow fever from January to July 2022.
18 Feb 2022
There are concerns in Lagos and some other states in the country that the persistent extremely hot and humid weather could worsen the spread and fatality of infectious diseases such as Lassa fever, Yellow fever...
22 Jan 2022
A number of diseases peak during the dry season – usually between October and May– because the season comes with high temperatures and low humidity
23 Sep 2021
The Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) Yaba, Lagos is set to begin local manufacture of test kits for Lassa and Yellow fever with the inauguration of four production facilities.
18 Sep 2021
Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, the Minister of State for Health, has commended the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR) for unveiling Lassa and yellow fever diagnostic kits...
4 Dec 2020
A yellow fever outbreak in Nigeria has killed 172 people so far, the World Health Organization said Friday.
28 Nov 2020
As the yuletide season beckons amid COVID-19 pandemic and reported outbreak of Yellow Fever in some parts of the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has advised Nigerians...
28 Nov 2020
Barely four weeks to this year’s Christmas, Nigerians are increasingly becoming apprehensive over the outbreak of Yellow fever in some states of the country and a possible second wave of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.
25 Nov 2020
The reported outbreak of yellow fever in parts of Delta and Enugu states should be taken with great concern for many reasons. One is that having last been recorded many years ago in Nigeria...
23 Nov 2020
The Federal Government and medical experts have confirmed the possible resurgence of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) and other preventable diseases as the dry season approaches.
20 Nov 2020
No fewer than 922,463 residents of Enugu State will be vaccinated in the ongoing yellow fever vaccination in three local council areas with confirmed cases.


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