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Lassa Fever Contacts identification and line listing at UNTH Enugu by the Hospital Infectious Disease and Control Unit, and Rapid Response Teams from Enugu State

no responses. March 6, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Intensifies Efforts Against Lassa Fever As Number Of Cases Drop In Affected Areas


WHO Intensifies Efforts Against Lassa Fever As Number Of Cases Drop In Affected Areas

To fully contain the Lassa fever outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) says it remains mobilized and in supporting Nigeria to stem further spread of the […]

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WHO LOGO

no responses. February 11, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

WHO Supports Five Countries To Fight Lassa Fever Outbreaks


WHO Supports Five Countries To Fight Lassa Fever Outbreaks

‘A total of 12 Lassa Fever cases have been confirmed to date in Benin, Guinea, Liberia and Togo, including two deaths, with more suspected cases being […]

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NCDC LOGO

no responses. January 6, 2019 Modupe.aduloju

International, Local Scientists Collaborate On New, Genomics Tool To Guide Public Health Response During Outbreak


International, Local Scientists Collaborate On New, Genomics Tool To Guide Public Health Response During Outbreak

For the first time during an ongoing Lassa fever outbreak, scientists have used rapid, portable genomic sequencing technology to identify viruses without prior knowledge of the […]

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lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria

no responses. March 7, 2018 Modupe.aduloju

Lassa Fever: Death Toll Now 110, With 35 New Cases


Lassa Fever: Death Toll Now 110, With 35 New Cases

Death toll from the Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country from this year January  till now  has increased to 110 A weekly situation report by the Nigeria […]

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no responses. January 24, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

4 Dead, 5 Cases Recorded As Lassa Fever Hits Plateau State


4 Dead, 5 Cases Recorded As Lassa Fever Hits Plateau State

The  Plateau state has recorded four deaths, while laboratory tests confirmed five cases of Lassa fever since December 2016. The state  Commissioner for Health, Dr Kunden […]

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Operational,materials for lassa fever ready to go

no responses. January 17, 2017 Modupe.aduloju

Lassa Fever: NCDC Calls For Increased Focus On Prevention And Preparedness.


Lassa Fever: NCDC Calls For Increased Focus On Prevention And Preparedness.

The Nigeria Centre of Disease Control (NCDC)is  calling the attention of Nigerians to an increasing number of Lassa fever cases, and advices increased focus on prevention […]

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Operational,materials for lassa fever ready to go

no responses. December 24, 2016 Modupe.aduloju

Lassa Fever: We Are Better Prepared But We Need Magic Bullet -NCDC


Lassa Fever: We Are Better Prepared But We Need Magic Bullet -NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed a case of Lassa fever in a healthcare worker who had died at the Federal Medical Centre, […]

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