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Nigeria’s Lassa fever cases jump to 857, 164 deaths – NCDC

The Lassa fever cases in Nigeria have jumped to 857 and 164 people have so far died from the disease in the first seven...

Breakthrough as Nigeria identifies three drugs for Lassa fever treatment

The National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) has identified three candidate drugs to be repositioned and repurposed for the treatment and eradication of Lassa fever. Prof....

Nigeria confirms 358 cases of Lassa fever in 2022, as UK reports three deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed 358 cases of Lassa fever recorded across 19 states, even as the world continues to...

Govt intensifies efforts at curtailing Lassa fever outbreak

The Federal Ministry of Environment has strengthened activities on environmental health and sanitation response to Lassa fever outbreak in the country. Minister of State for...

Lassa fever case reported in Kogi

The Kogi State Government on Sunday, April 2, 2017 confirmed a case of Lassa fever in Angwan Kura Community in the old market area...

Borno reports first Lassa fever outbreak in 48 years

Borno State in northeast Nigeria has recorded its first Lassa fever outbreak in almost five decades. The last confirmed outbreak of the deadly disease...

Lassa fever kills doctor, two others in Anambra

Dr. Emmanuel Okafor, the Director of Public Health, Anambra State Ministry of Health, on Thursday confirmed the death of a medical doctor and two...

Lassa fever case confirmed in Lagos

A case of Lassa fever has been confirmed in Lagos. The case, which was diagnosed at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, involves a...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in Semi-Arid Landscapes (ACreSAL) project is critical to lifting 100 million...
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NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 additional monkeypox cases in seven days from across 12...

Environmental experts decry lack of data on waste generation

Some experts in environmental protection and management have expressed worry over the lack of data on individual and household...

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ACReSAL critical to lifting 100m Nigerians out of poverty – Govt

The Federal Government says that the Agro-Climatic Resilience in...

NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported...