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Lassa Fever

Lassa fever: 2 doctors, pregnant woman die in Kano

Lassa fever has reportedly claimed three persons including two doctors and a pregnant woman in Mano.  The deaths were recorded at Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH). The three victims including two medical doctors died few hours after operating a pregnant patient, suspected...

Rise in Lassa Fever Spurs WHO response in Nigeria

The World Health Organization (WHO), have stated that it is scaling up response to strengthen rapid containment of Lassa fever outbreaks in states across Nigeria. The organization further added that it is mobilizing experts to intervene in investigations, contact-tracing, risk...

Nigeria reports record high Lassa fever cases with 317

Health authorities say a Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has reached a record high and there are suspected cases in neighboring Benin as well. Nigeria has reported 317 confirmed cases in two months, more than the total for all of...

Severe Lassa Fever Epidemic hits Nigeria, 450 Reported Cases, 37 Dead Says WHO

It’s getting scary. On Tuesday a yellow fever epidemic was declared in Nigeria with the World Health Organization saying as many as 450 people may have been infected with Lassa fever in the country in less than five weeks. In...
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Abike Dabiri-Erewa told a big, fat lie – Minister of Communications

    Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami, on Sunday issued a stark warning for Nigerias to “ignore the lies" and insist on the truth...

Eid-el-Fitr: Agba preaches peace, love, brotherhood among faiths’ adherents

  Minister of State for Budget and National Planning,  Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has congratulated Muslim faithful on the successful completion of the Ramadan. In the...