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...
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.
18 Nov 2020
The Anambra Government said on Wednesday that it vaccinated about 5.5 million residents against yellow fever during the 10-day campaign against the disease in the state.
17 Nov 2020
Benue State government has said that the strange disease that claimed 20 lives in a part of the state has been verified to be yellow fever.