Yellow Fever: FG activates points of entry policy
The Federal Government has activated the “Nigeria’s Point of Entry Policy on Prevention and Control of Cross Border Transmission of Yellow Fever’’ to prevent the transmission of the disease.
Plateau confirms 25 cases of yellow fever
Of the 141 suspected yellow fever cases in Jos North, Wase, Bassa, Kanam and Riyom Local Governments of Plateau State, 25 cases have been confirmed.
Yellow fever kills three in Plateau
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has confirmed 13 cases of Yellow Fever, which has resulted in three deaths in four local government areas of Plateau State.
Ministries unveil project to tackle Ebola, Lassa fever, monkeypox, yellow fever
As part of efforts to contain Ebola, Lassa fever, monkeypox, yellow fever and others, the Federal Government has inaugurated a national One Health Strategic Plan.
Over 150 feared killed by yellow fever in Katsina
More than 150 people, including women and children, have been feared killed following the outbreak of an ailment suspected to be yellow fever in Matazu, Danmusa and Kankara council areas of Katsina State.
Hope for first ever Lassa fever vaccine as candidate enters Phase 1 clinical trial
There is hope for the first ever Lassa fever vaccine as Themis Bioscience and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) on Tuesday announced the first administration to healthy volunteers in a Phase 1...
WHO warns outbreak of flu-like illness could circulate in 36 hours, kill 80m people
A flu-like illness could travel around the world in 36 hours and kill 80million people, experts have warned. A century ago the Spanish flu pandemic infected a third of the world’s population and killed 50million people.
Yellow fever kills 23, infects 169 in Bauchi, spreads to Kano, others
The ongoing yellow fever outbreak in Bauchi State has killed no fewer than 23 persons, infected 169 others and spread to Borno, Kano, Gombe and Katsina.