LASSA FEVER KILLS 80 IN ONDO

By Osagie Otabor, Akure About 80 persons have been killed by Lassa fever in Ondo state within the last year. This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Health, Dr.…

LASSA FEVER, COVID-19 KILL 111 PEOPLE IN ONDO

Omolola Afolabi One hundred and eleven people were killed by Lassa fever and Coronavirus in Ondo State within the last eight months. Available records showed that 31 deaths were recorded…

AS NIGERIA BATTLES CORONAVIRUS, LASSA FEVER KIILS 188 IN 3 MONTHS

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja A total of 188 persons have so far died of Lassa fever in Nigeria this year. This is coming at a time the world, including Nigeria, is…

SEE THE THREE STATES WITH OVER 72% OF CASES OF LASSA FEVER IN NIGERIA ACCORDING TO FG

Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja   SEVENTY-TWO per cent of Lassa fever cases were found in three states – Edo, Ondo and Ebonyi— the National Economic council (NEC) was told on Thursday.…

LASSA FEVER KILLS 103 IN 16 STATES IN 7 WEEKS

From Moses Emorinken, Abuja, Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta and Precious Igbonwelundu   The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) yesterday said 103 people have died of Lassa fever since its outbreak…

LASSA FEVER: KOGI CONFIRMS 4 DEAD

…Kebbi confirms two cases At least four people have died of Lassa fever in Kogi States while Kebbi State said it recorded two cases. While Kebbi State government said the…

MYSTERIOUS DISEASE RAVAGING BENUE THAT HAS KILLED 15 IN 9 DAYS AND INFESTED 104 IS NOT LASSA FEVER, FG DECLARES

National FG says strange disease in Benue not Lassa Fever By Nkechi Onyedika-Ugoeze, Abuja 08 February 2020   |   4:20 am •Medical Investigations Still On To Ascertain Real Cause •WHO…

LASSA FEVER NOW IN 27 STATES AS FATALITY CONTINUES

By Kunle Sanni The Minister for Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said about 27 states of the federation have recorded cases of Lassa fever as at the last count. Mr Ehanire…

LASSA FEVER DEADLIER THAN CORONAVIRUS, NCDC BOSS TELLS HOUSE OF REPS

Director General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu said on Tuesday that despite global concern over the outbreak of corona virus, the disease was not as…

FG HAS DECLARED WAR ON CORONAVIRUS, LASSA FEVER- HEALTH MINISTER

Federal Government yesterday expressed its determination to stop the spread of Lassa fever which has claimed many lives in parts of the country since the beginning of this year. The…

LASSA FEVER KILLS 2 IN OSUN

Osun State has recorded two cases of Lassa mammarenavirus. This development was confirmed by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu and the Special Adviser to the governor on Public Health, Dr.…

LASSA FEVER OUTBREAK IN KADUNA, HOSPITAL CORDONED OFF, RIGASA MIGHT BE AFFECTED

  Barau Diko Hospital, Kaduna has just been locked due to the outbreak of lassa fever in the facility. A suspected Lassa Fever has been confirmed and all the medical…

TENSION IN ABUJA AS LASSA FEVER STRIKES IN NASARAWA

There is palpable tension in ABUJA as Lassa fever has been confirmed in Nasarawa State. Nasarawa, which shares boundary with ABUJA houses a large number of workers in the Federal…

LASSA FEVER : 29 DEATHS RECORDED IN 11 STATES

Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said 29 deaths have been reported in 11 states out of the 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever…

LASSA FEVER KILLS 14, INFESTS 82 IN ONDO, OTHER STATES

Scientists raise hope for eradication of dengue, malaria, others Lassa fever has killed 14 persons, infected 82 others in seven states and 13 councils in the country. The states include…

LASSA FEVER: BE CAREFUL IN DRINKING GARRI, DOCTOR WARNS

The Director of Public Health, Enugu State, Dr Boniface Okolo has cautioned Nigerians against the consumption of soaked garri to avoid contacting Lassa fever. Okolo, who gave the warning in…