Closer to home than even the ongoing worldwide health epidemic of Coronavirus is the Lassa fever. A Lassa fever outbreak has been wrecking havoc within the country for some time and has claimed the lives of dozens following its outbreak
The outbreak of deadly Lassa fever seems to be taggering and new cases keep coming up. The need to help one another and stop the disease from spreading should be our priority. According to Punch, Gombe State Epidemiologist, Dr. Bile
The deadly Lassa fever disease has re-emerged in the country, causing the death of one person from six cases and sparking fear in Kebbi State. The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed this in the state. Doctor Assad Hassan, Epidemiologist
The Cross River State Government has confirmed four suspected cases of the dreadful Lassa Fever disease in the State, with one of the patients who is a pregnant woman, dead. An unidentified pregnant woman is suspected to have died as a result of
Following the recent outbreak of Lassa Fever in the country, a young Doctor, Dr. A.V Idowu, doing his housemanship in Kogi State has been killed by the disease. Nigerian doctors have taken to social media to mourn their colleague. Twitter user, Dr.
Following the outbreak of Lassa Fever, the Ebonyi State Government has shut down all private, government and mission schools in the state to curb the spread of the disease. According to a Leadership report, the outbreak of Lassa Fever has claimed the
The outbreak of Lassa fever seems to be taggering and new cases keep coming up. The need to help one another and stop the disease from spreading has been called out. According to reports, the medical practitioners have formed a
The Ogun State Government has confirmed the outbreak of the dreadful Lassa fever disease. It was gathered that a 20-year-old patient tested positive for the virus and has been moved to one of the isolation centres set up by the state government. Punch
The dreadful Lassa Fever has killed two people, including a pregnant woman in Lagos state as 100 Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, workers who had contact with the victims had been placed under surveillance, Vanguard reports. Chief Medical Director, LUTH,
The deadly Lassa fever disease has re-emerged in Plateau State, causing the death of one person and sparking fear in the area. The Plateau State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kamshak Kudeng, confirmed the outbreak of the fever in an interview
The dreadful Lassa fever disease has hit Ondo State as no fewer than five people have reportedly been infected with the deadly disease. According to the Permanent Secretary of the state’s Ministry of Health, Dr. Taye Oni, who spoke with journalists
A medical official has lost her life to the dreaded Lassa Fever disease in the South-eastern part of Nigeria while several others who came in touch with her are under surveillance. The Anambra State Government, on Monday, confirmed the news, urging
According to WHO, Lassa fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic illness caused by Lassa virus, a member of the arenavirus family of viruses. Humans usually become infected with Lassa virus from exposure to urine or faeces of infected Mastomys rats.
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, confirmed yesterday during the emergency National Council of Health meeting in Abuja that the dreaded Lassa fever disease has spread to 17 states as well as the FCT, claiming 63 lives out of
The Lagos State Council of the Medical and Health Workers Union has reportedly warned the public to shun the consumption of soaked garri as a precautionary measure to avoid falling prey to the dreaded Lassa fever which has so far
Following the recent Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria, a nursing mum and her two-week-old baby have died of the disease in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Confirming the report on Monday, the state’s Health Commissioner, Dr. Theophilus Odagme, told newsmen: “First incident happened between