Tag: Monkeypox

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AzeezOctober 30, 2017

No fresh cases of Monkeypox virus recorded – Bayelsa govt

Bayelsa Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, on Monday dismissed reports that two new cases of monkeypox disease have been detected ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 27, 2017

Monkeypox spreads to Abuja, 6 fresh cases recorded

Six fresh cases of the monkeypox virus have been confirmed, with one in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The Minister ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

One suspected case of Monkeypox recorded in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State government on Friday said it has recorded one suspected case of Monkeypox in the state. Dr Danail Iya, ...

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AzeezOctober 18, 2017

Monkeypox: Suspected cases rise to 74 in 11 states

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole has said the cases of Monkeypox virus has risen to 74 in 11 states. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 17, 2017

Monkeypox patient in Bayelsa commits suicide

A patient receiving medical attention for the disease, monkeypox, at the quarantine centre in Bayelsa has committed suicide. [Read Also: Bayelsa ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 16, 2017

Opinion: 5 key things to know about the Monkeypox outbreak

by Dr Charles-Davies Omiete If you have been following the news, it has been a few weeks since a rare ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 14, 2017

Bayelsa govt dismisses monkeypox vaccination rumour

The Bayelsa government has described rumours of forced vaccination against the monkeypox disease in the state as baseless. The government ...

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EditorOctober 12, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Monkeypox rumour: Lessons for South East Governors

The Nigerian Army’s free health mission in Anambra came to an abrupt end yesterday October 11, 2017, due to the ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 12, 2017

FG denies executing vaccination for Monkeypox in the Southeast

The Federal Government, through the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has denied executing vaccination against monkeypox in the Southeast ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 12, 2017

The Big 5: EFCC traces N2 billion to Patience Jonathan, Parents withdraw their children from school over Monkeypox virus, and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: The Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, had ...

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AzeezOctober 12, 2017

Parents withdraw children from schools in S’East over monkeypox

Parents and Guardians of primary and secondary school pupils in the south-east states on Wednesday withdrew their wards from school, following the ...

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AzeezOctober 11, 2017

Seven monkeypox patients discharged in Bayelsa

Seven out of the 13 monkeypox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have ...

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AzeezOctober 11, 2017

Reps summon health minister over Monkeypox virus

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, summoned the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the outbreak of monkeypox in ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

Monkeypox has been recorded in 7 states

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Abuja, has said that 31 cases of the monkeypox virus have been recorded ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

Lagos Govt confirms suspected cases of Monkeypox

The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris Monday, said that two suspected cases of Monkeypox have been recorded in the state. ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Monkeypox not caused by free medical services in affected areas – FG

The Federal Government has dismissed reports that the outbreak of Monkeypox resulted from free government medical services in the affected areas. ...

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AzeezOctober 8, 2017

Another case of Monkeypox recorded in Akwa Ibom

A case of Monkeypox virus has been confirmed in Akwa Ibom state. Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, ...

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AzeezOctober 6, 2017

Monkeypox: Hospital discharges doctor, 11-year-old in Bayelsa

The Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital has discharged doctor and an 11-year-old who were infected by the Monkeypox virus. Background: No fewer than ...

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AzeezOctober 5, 2017

Monkeypox: FG tells Nigerians to avoid eating bush meat, dead animals

The Federal Government has asked Nigerians not to eat monkeys, bush meat and dead animals. The Minister of Health, Prof. ...

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AzeezOctober 5, 2017

Monkeypox outbreak: No cause for alarm – Bayelsa govt

The Bayelsa State Government on Thursday said there was nothing to be worried about, over the outbreak of MonkeyPox in ...

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Samuel OkikeOctober 5, 2017

11 important things you need to know about Monkeypox, the disease ravaging Bayelsa

There has been what is suspected to be a Monkeypox outbreak in Bayelsa. The state health team and Nigerian Centre ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 5, 2017

About 11 people quarantined, as Monkeypox hits Bayelsa

No fewer than 11 people have been placed under surveillance in Bayelsa, following a suspected outbreak of a viral disease ...

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