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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

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 30

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 38

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 31

February 16, 2018 6:04 AM Lassa fever kills two pregnant women, one other in Benue

Lassa fever has claimed two pregnant women and a man in Makurdi, Benue State. The Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Cecilia Ojabo disclosed this to newsmen in Makurdi on Thurdsay. She said one of the pregnant women was confirmed positive when her blood sample was sent to a specialist hospital in Irua in Edo State, while the other died on her way to the hospital 26

February 14, 2018 3:00 PM “No Case Of LASSA Fever In Ile-Ife”

The Management of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH), Ile-Ife has assured residents of the State of Osun that there is no more case of Lassa fever in the ancient town. Chairman of a committee set up by the hospital management on Lassa fever, Prof Adedeji Onyade stated this in a telephone correspondent with our reporter on Wednesday 27

February 13, 2018 4:06 PM Osun Commissioner Denies Reports Of Lassa Fever

The State Government of Osun on Tuesday debunked rumors of an outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Adelani Baderinwa made the disclosure in press statement. According to the statement “the state government of Osun wishes to inform the general public that there is no outbreak of Lassa fever in any part of the state 31

February 5, 2018 6:46 PM Lassa fever victim dies in Cross River

A pregnant woman has reportedly died at the University Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) over suspected case of lassa fever. The Cross River State government, DAILY POST gathered provided several measures, but the victim eventually gave up the ghost. The Commissioner for Health in Cross River State Dr. Inyang Asibong told DAILY POST on phone on Monday 29

February 4, 2018 11:13 AM Akeredolu Confirms Lassa Fever Outbreak In Ondo State

The Ondo State Executive Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever in Akure (The State Capital) which is recorded to have taken nine lives. Akeredolu revealed that a total of 102 suspected cases of Lassa fever were reported in eight local government areas of the state. “Thirty six of 79 cases have been confirmed with laboratory 26