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30 Sep 2019
Chairman of the Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BSPHCDA), Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed has said the death toll from Yellow fever has hit 16, saying some residents...
20 Sep 2019
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.
16 Sep 2019
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.
13 Sep 2019
It is time for the health authorities to get cracking on strategies to arrest the scourge and shame of yellow fever outbreak in the country. It has become a reproach to Africa’s most populous nation.
13 Sep 2019
No fewer than seven Nigerians have lost their lives to suspected yellow fever contracted after visiting the Yankari Game Reserve in Bauchi State even as Lassa fever has infected two new persons in Edo State but with no fatality.
5 Sep 2019
Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency on Thursday confirmed three cases of yellow fever in Alkaleri Local Government Area of the state.
25 Aug 2019
Recently, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) informed that 20 persons died of yellow fever outbreak in Ebonyi State.
25 Aug 2019
Despite the recent outbreak of yellow fever in the country, adult Nigerians cannot access the supposedly free preventive vaccine at health centres.
15 Aug 2019
Medical experts have attributed the reoccurrence of Emerging Infectious disease (EIDs) to the inability of the government to control the disruption of the ecosystem through human activities.
12 Aug 2019
A former Director of the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and CEO, Resolve to Save Lives, New York, Dr. Tom Frieden, has called for proper funding of the health sector at the three tiers of government to boost preparedness and response to epidemics in Nigeria.
11 Aug 2019
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said investigation into the yellow fever outbreak in Ebonyi State revealed about 20 deaths, with 78 cases confirmed in Nigeria in its laboratory test.
10 Aug 2019
Ebonyi State government yesterday said that not less than 16 persons have been confirmed dead and dozens still in critical conditions following the outbreak of yellow fever.

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