This comes after four-and-a-half months of the country fighting the disease in 21 states, leading to 129 deaths. Lassa fever is a haemorraghic disease caused by the urine and faeces of rats.
After 129 Deaths, Govt Declares Lassa Fever Emergency Over
Premium Times, 31 May 2019
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has declared the emergency phase of the Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country over. Read more »
Lassa fever public health advisory.
Lassa Fever - Kogi Govt Confirms Four Cases, Two Deaths
Premium Times, 23 May 2019
The Kogi State Government has confirmed four cases of Lassa fever in the 2019 outbreak of the disease in the state. Read more »
Over 40,000 Children Risk Dying in North-East - WHO
This Day, 22 May 2019
More than 40,000 children are at the risk of dying in the North-east due to the combined threats of acute malnutrition and medical complications arising from high prevalence of… Read more »
Lassa Fever - Kebbi Govt Confirms Six Cases, One Death
Premium Times, 19 May 2019
The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state. Read more »
Lassa Fever Kills Two, Infects Doctor in Kebbi
Guardian, 16 May 2019
A serving medical doctor, Dr. C. Jika, has been infected with Lassa fever while two persons were confirmed death in Kebbi State.Another medical doctor, who claimed anonymity,… Read more »
Since the beginning of the year, health officials have been fighting a renewed outbreak of Lassa fever in the country - this as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported that ... Read more »
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has confirmed 37 new cases of Lassa fever recorded between February 4 and February 10. Lassa fever is a haemorraghic disease caused by urine ... Read more »
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