Tag: Lassa fever

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 20, 2018

The Big 5: NCDC says Lassa fever cases decline to lowest level in 4 months, South Africa’s Ramaphosa leaves Commonwealth summit to deal with protests and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Nigerian Senate has resolved to invite Inspector-General of Police (IGP), ...

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AzeezFebruary 28, 2018

The Late 5: Saraki urges state assemblies to stop paying ex-governors, IOC lifts ban on Russia, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Senate has said Federal Government ministries, departments and agencies ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJanuary 26, 2018

“We are exposed to a lot of risks during our work” | Two Nigerian doctors speak on Lassa Fever, the health system and Nigerian doctors

We’re barely a month into 2018 Nigeria has recorded 16 deaths from 61 confirmed cases of Lassa Fever across the ...

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AzeezJanuary 16, 2018

The Big 5: Ortom rejects cattle colonies, Lassa Fever resurfaces, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria that you should be monitoring today. Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom has ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 7, 2017

Lassa fever outbreak confirmed in 19 states

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Thursday, confirmed at least one reported Lassa fever case, in each of 19 ...

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AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

Lassa fever patient dies in Kogi

A Lassa fever patient in Kogi, Aisha Jimoh has been confirmed dead. Asipita Jimoh, brother to the deceased told NAN that ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 25, 2017

SON to sanction master bakers operating in unhealthy environment

Following the outbreak of the killer disease, Lassa fever, the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it will henceforth sanction ...

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AzeezAugust 24, 2017

Kwara records another Lassa fever case

The Kwara State government on Wednesday confirmed another case of Lassa fever in the Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

Unknown Disease: NCDC urges Nigerians to remain calm

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has asked Nigerians to remain calm as they have begun investigations into the recent ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

Unknown disease kills 50 people in Kogi

A strange disease with symptoms, including diarrhoea, blood stain vomiting, and high fever, has killed 50 people at Okunran, Okoloke and ...

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AzeezAugust 17, 2017

Lassa fever: LUTH delists 70 under surveillance

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) has discharged two doctors infected with Lassa Fever. Chief Medical Director, Prof. Chris Bode ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Suspected Lassa fever patient under investigation in Ogun

There are reports that a 22-year-old man in Abeokuta, Ogun, has allegedly contracted Lassa fever and is under medical observation ...

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EditorAugust 10, 2017

Lassa fever: What is the LASG doing to curtail an outbreak?

by Wareez Odunayo Lassa Hemorrhagic Fever (LHF) is a type of viral hemorrhagic fever caused by the Lassa virus. It ...

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EzinneAugust 10, 2017

The Thread: “3 health workers have been infected” | Is Ambode sleeping on this Lassa fever matter?

By no means a quiet PDP member, Demola Olarewaju is berating the current APC-led government for not doing enough to ...

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ToluAugust 10, 2017

Lassa fever: 5 effective ways to keep rats away from your home

If you’ve been paying any attention to what’s important on the news and not the trivialities on social media (like ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 10, 2017

LASG, LUTH say Lassa fever outbreak is being controlled

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, and the Lagos State Government, has asked residents, visitors of Lagos State ...

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RoqeebahAugust 9, 2017

2 people have died and 4 quarantined | How is this Lassa fever spread?

Yesterday, two people were reported to have lost their lives at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital where they were being ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2017

Lassa fever: 3 LUTH workers test positive

The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) three health workers out of 100 under surveillance have tested positive to Lassa fever ...

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AzeezAugust 9, 2017

Lassa fever: Four people quarantined in Yobe

Yobe State government has quarantined four people for clinical analysis over suspected case of Lassa fever. The state commissioner for ...

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AzeezAugust 8, 2017

Lassa fever kills two in Lagos, 100 people under surveillance

Lassa Fever has killed two patients at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH). Chief Medical Director of the hospital, ...

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AzeezJuly 10, 2017

Lassa fever: Plateau govt puts students under surveillance

The Plateau state government has placed all academic and non-academic staff who had contact with the students that tested positive ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 7, 2017

Lassa Fever kills 1 in Plateau

At least one student has been reportedly died at the Federal Government Girls’ College, Lantang in Plateau State, following the ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 2, 2017

Kogi records Lassa fever case

by Dolapo Adelana A case of Lassa fever was confirmed in Angwan Kura Community, in the old market area of  ...

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AzeezMarch 1, 2017

New Lassa fever case recorded in Borno

by Azeez Adeniyi The Borno State Government on Wednesday said it has recorded a new case of Lassa fever. Commissioner ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 9, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist: How to end Southern Kaduna crisis – Sanusi | DSS quiz CAN leaders on Boko Haram video | More stories

From the papers this morning – a Tracklist. Army arrests soldiers for molesting crippled man – YNaija How to end ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaFebruary 9, 2017

FG confirms fresh Lassa fever cases in Ondo, Edo, Bauchi

The Federal Government on Wednesday said seven new cases of Lassa fever had been reported and confirmed in Ondo, Edo, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaJanuary 13, 2017

Suspected Lassa fever case confirmed at Federal Medical Centre, Keffi

The Federal Medical Centre, Keffi, Nasarawa, has confirmed that a patient at the centre was suffering from a disease suspected ...

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AzeezNovember 18, 2016

UNICEF puts five Anambra LGs under surveillance for Lassa fever

The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) has said it is monitoring five local government areas in Anambra State for ...

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AzeezSeptember 7, 2016

3 new cases of Lassa fever reported in Ondo

The Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers (DSNO) on Wednesday announced it has discovered three fresh cases of the Lassa fever ...

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AzeezSeptember 6, 2016

Five new cases of Lassa fever discovered in Plateau

The Plateau State Health Commissioner, Dr. Kuden Kamshak on Tuesday said the state has reported four new cases of Lassa ...

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