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NMA In Bauchi State Worries About Lassa Fever Transmission Among Health...

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By Amina Ahmed Bauchi, - The Bauchi State branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA), conducted a one-day sensitisation on Lassa fever...

Lassa Fever: FMC Owo Calls For More Intervention In Treatment Of...

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By Alaba-Olusola OkeOwo (Ondo State) - Dr Ahmed Adeagbo, Chief Medical Director, Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Owo, Ondo State, has called for...

NCDC Registers 77 Cases Of Lassa Fever In Second Week Of...

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By Abujah Racheal Abuja, - The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) registered 77 new Lassa fever cases and...

WHO to identify pathogens that can cause future pandemics

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By CECILIA OLOGUNAGBA NEW YORK- The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is working to compile an updated list of priority pathogens that could cause...

Lassa Fever: Nigeria Concludes 18th-month Infection Cohort follow-up, Says Investigator

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By Abujah Racheal Abuja - Dr Benedict Azuogu, Principal Investigator at the ongoing workshop to discuss the progress of research known as...

NCDC confirms additional 13 new cases of Lassa fever

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By ABUJAH RACHEAL ABUJA- The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 13 additional new cases of Lassa fever in seven days from five...

Nigeria must embrace `One Health Approach’ to control Lassa fever outbreak...

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By TOSIN KOLADEAbuja- An academic, Prof. Godson Ana on Wednesday urged the Federal Government to embrace the `One Health Approach’ to control Lassa fever...

Lassa fever: Oyo confirms deaths of 2 doctors, 1 hospital staff

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The Oyo State Ministry of Health, Thursday, confirmed the death of two doctors and another hospital staff as a result of contracting Lassa fever. The...

Lassa fever: Oyo Govt. allays fears over reported cases

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Oyo State Government, on Monday, called on all residents of the state to remain calm over the reported cases of Lassa fever in Iwajowa...

Lassa Fever: Case toll jumps to 92, as new deaths recorded...

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 The death toll for Lassa Fever in Nigeria from January 2021 has jumped to 92, with Bauchi and Ebonyi States recording new deaths. The Nigeria Centre...

Resident doctors suspend 2-month strike in Taraba

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The Taraba State Chapter of the Association of Resident Doctors on Monday suspended its two-month-old strike. Resident doctors in the state had on December 24,...

Technology, security take centre stage as Edo University holds virtual convocation

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Abuja (Sundiata Post) - It was convocation like no other as Edo state University, Iyamho, held members of the public spellbound with its...

41 persons die of lassa fever in Bauchi

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By Ayinde Olaide Bauchi - Dr Rilwanu Mohammed, Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA), said 41 persons had died of Lassa...

He died in my hands after struggling with convulsion – Brother...

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Fidelis Dzuana is the elder brother of the late Dr Philip Dzuana, 34, a resident doctor with the Federal Medical Centre, Makurdi, who died...

Lassa fever: Bauchi Govt. to establish 3 isolation centres

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By Ayinde Olaide Bauchi - Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State on Wednesday said that his administration would establish isolation centres...

NHIS boss urges collaborative efforts to strengthen nation’s health care system...

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By Martha Agas AGM Jos - The Executive Secetary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Prof. Mohammed Sambo, has called for collaborative efforts to strengthen...

Lassa Fever: WHO official harps on public awareness, good hygiene

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By Cecilia Ologunagba Abuja - Dr Clement Peter, the Officer-in-Charge of World Health Organisation (WHO) in Nigeria, has emphasised the need for...

COVID-19: Nasarawa govt urges residents to maintain hygiene

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By Sunday John Lafia - The Nasarawa State Government has tasked residents to maintain personal and environmental hygiene to avoid being infected with...

Gov Bello inaugurates monthly sanitation in Niger

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By Rita Iliya Minna - Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger on Saturday inaugurated the reintroduction of monthly sanitation exercise in the state,...

How to tame Lassa Fever, by expert

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Proper hygiene and cleanliness have been identified as key elements to containing the spread of Lassa Fever in the country. A medical expert at the...