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May 18, 2018 10:01 AM Ebola cases in Congo jumps to 14The Sun News

The number of confirmed Ebola cases in Congo has risen from three to 14, according to the Central African country’s Health Ministry. “In total since the start of the epidemic, there have been 45 cases of hemorrhagic fever, including 10 suspected cases, 21 probable cases, and 14 confirmed cases,” the ministry said in a statement on Friday. The ministry 23

April 19, 2018 5:51 AM Lassa fever kills 2 people in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Wednesday said two of the three confirmed cases of Lassa fever died within three months in the territory. Humphrey Okoroukwu, the Director of Public Health and Human Services in the FCT disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja. Mr Okoroukwu said that 38 suspected cases were reported and investigated, three 20

April 12, 2018 11:04 AM UN Sets To Eradicate Yellow Fever In Africa By 2026

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) while speaking at the programme’s launch in Nigeria, a priority-target country disclosed that about one billion people in Africa will be vaccinated against yellow fever by 2026. This according to Ghebreyesus is in line with an ambitious United Nations campaign to eliminate 30

April 11, 2018 11:07 AM Liberia issues alert on monkeypox outbreak

Liberian health authorities issued an alert on the possible outbreak of monkeypox, an infectious disease which is found mostly in central and western Africa. Liberia’s chief medical officer Francis Kateh said the disease, caused by the monkeypox virus, has already been discovered in the southern county of River Cess. Kateh said there are currently four confirmed 25

March 27, 2018 8:09 AM Lassa Fever: WHO, NCDC confirm decline in number of reported cases, deaths

The World Health Organization, WHO, and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) have said that the spread of Lassa fever in Nigeria is on the decline. Latest data obtained by DAILY POST from NCDC showed that the number of new confirmed and probable cases had been falling for five consecutive weeks, indicating that public health measures were effective 23

March 23, 2018 2:28 PM Cholera, Lassa fever kill 14 in Bauchi

The Commissioner of Health, Dr Zuwaira Hassan, revealed this to DAILY POST in an interview. According to Hassan, 9 were killed by Cholera while 5 were killed by Lassa Fever. The Commissioner said the incident cut across six LGA out of 20; namely Gamawa,Ganjuwa, Toro, Darazo, Bauchi and Tafawa Balewa LGAs. DAILY POST had reported that three students of Kangere 27

March 2, 2018 5:53 PM Lassa fever claims 90 lives in Nigeria

The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has officially confirmed the death of 90 people from Lassa fever. This was contained in the situation report from NCDC for week eight released on Friday. It showed that from January 1 to February 25, 2018, 1081 suspected cases and 90 deaths were reported from 18 states, an increase from the initial 54. These 33

February 23, 2018 12:19 PM Why hot water bath is dangerous for babies – Expert

Hellen Bulu, a community health technician, says giving babies hot water bath and stretching their arms in an attempt to massage them is dangerous for them. Bulu, who works with Family Health Clinic, gave the advice in a lecture to mothers at an immunisation programme on Thursday in Abuja. She said that God, who put the baby in their womb, had already 25

February 22, 2018 1:08 AM Ways to control, reduce childhood cancer

Cancer is no respecter of age. This dangerous disease attacks adults, adolescents and babies. A lot of efforts are being made to tackle cancer, which is becoming a social and health menace. This is why February 15 is celebrated annually as world childhood cancer day. Globally, childhood and adolescent cancer is threatening to overtake infectious diseases 24

February 17, 2018 2:26 PM Lassa Fever: Osun Govt Cautions Against Panic

The state government of Osun has insisted that there is no reason for any citizen of the state to panic, saying there is no outbreak of Lassa fever in any part of the state. It said there has not been any report about the disease by the state medical officials who are observing patients in hospitals. In a statement by the State Commissioner for Information 25