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    Dr. Rilwanu Mohammed, Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHDA), says there were 22 deaths out of the 57 cases of Lassa fever recorded in Bauchi State in 2020. Rilwanu stated this on Monday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Bauchi. He said that the agency, however, conducted decontamination ...
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    The management of The Sun Newspaper has condemned the arrest of its correspondent in Abakaliki, Mr Chijioke Agwu, allegedly on the orders of Gov. Dave Umahi. The development has caused outrage and a strong rebuke from journalists in the state. A statement on Saturday in Enugu by the Head of The Sun, South East Bureau, ...
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    Dr Rufus Ebegba, the Director- General, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has enjoined the general public to be alert over the outbreak of Lassa fever in some states of the country and Coronavirus in some parts of the world. The Coronavirus which started in China has spread to no fewer than 14 countries. Ebegba gave ...
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    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 an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday in Enugu, said the rats that caused the disease were usually in contact with Nigerian ...
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    Dr Kuden Kamshak, the Plateau health commissioner, has confirmed eight persons killed by Lassa Fever, with 40 cases recorded across the state so far. Kamshak made the disclosure on Thursday, during the Agenda for Social Behavioural Communication Committee (SBCC), Review Meeting, held in Jos. He described the situation as “worrisome”, and declared that government was ...
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    May 11, 2018 The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that with declining numbers and only a handful of confirmed cases reported in recent weeks, the critical phase of Nigeria’s largest Lassa fever outbreak is under control. According to a statement issued by WHO’s Communication Officer, Ms Charity Warigon in Abuja on Friday, continued vigilance is, ...
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    February 1, 2018 Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has ordered the immediate release of N100 million as first tranche payment for the procurement of equipment to fight Lassa fever. Obaseki said the fund would be used to purchase four dialysis machines, ventilators, personal protective equipment, drugs and other consumables required for the treatment of Lassa ...