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How hospital, NCDC saved Lassa fever patients with free treatment

Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin, Chief Medical Director (CMD) Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH) Jessica Onyegbula Prof. Sylvanus Okogbenin, Chief Medical Director (CMD), Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital (ISTH), says the hospital offered free Lassa fever treatment to poor families as part of their “call to duty”. Okogbenin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in

Centre confirms 23 new cases of Lassa fever in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 23 new cases of Lassa fever that were recorded between Feb. 18 and Feb. 24. NCDC’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Ihekweazu said that 1,279 suspected cases had been reported from 32 states and […]
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Lassa fever kills three, afflicts 13 in Edo, Ondo, Gombe, Plateau, Kano

Three people have died from Lassa fever and 13 others afflicted in five states across the country in the last two weeks.According to latest figures from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control…
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NCDC confirms yellow fever outbreak in Edo

NCDC confirms yellow fever outbreak in Edo

NAN The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday announced the outbreak of yellow fever in Edo. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, NCDC, in Abuja in a statement, said that following the report of an outbreak of fever of unknown origin in four Local Government Areas, public health team commenced investigation on Nov. […]
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NCDC, partners, engage school children in spelling competition

THE Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and its partners on Wednesday engaged secondary school children in Abuja in a spelling bee competition to educate them on antimicrobial resistance. Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) is the ability […]
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1,110 dead as cholera ravages 29 states

1,110 dead as cholera ravages 29 states

Nigeria has recorded 1,110 deaths this year from cholera outbreaks in 29 states across Nigeria, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said. READ ALSO: Fresh cholera outbreak claims 5 lives in Gombe, 16 hospitalised The agency, in in its weekly epidemiological report monitored in Premium Times, the casualty figure this year is several times […]
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