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Two Suspected Cases of Monkeypox Reported in Lagos State, Commissioner for Health Announces

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris has said that two suspected cases of Monkeypox have been reported in Lagos State and are currently being investigated. Dr Idris made the disclosure to journalists at a news conference on Monday. He said that it has become necessary to sensitize residents about the viral disease…

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Lagos Sacks 42 Health Workers, Seals 160 Facilities Over Negligence

Lagos State government said it has sacked no fewer than 42 health workers over negligence of duty, even as it sealed 160 hospitals and illegal pharmacies within the year under review. Meanwhile, the government yesterday disclosed that plans have been concluded to review the Mental Health Law of the state, to conform with current trends.…

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Adadevoh Health Trust Inaugural Event Commemorates Nigerian Heroes

Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh (DRASA) Health Trust’s inaugural event brought together health professionals, government representatives, businessmen and women, high-profile individuals, and more to celebrate one year of Nigeria’s Ebola-free status and the heroes and heroines that made it possible. The fundraising/launch event which held at the Civic Centre in Lagos saw DRASA unveiling a public…

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Ebola: Lagos State Government Appeals To Doctors To End Strike And Return To Work

The Lagos State government is appealing to striking doctors to resume work and help the government contain the spread of the deadly Ebola Virus disease that has affected seven persons in the state, Channels reports. At a press conference held in Lagos on Wednesday, the Commissioner for Health Dr. Jide Idris, who also called for volunteers,…

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Three Ecowas Staff & Nigerian Ambassador Amongst The 59 Persons In Contact With Ebola Virus

An isolation ward has been designated for case management. According to Vanguard, the Lagos State Government disclosed, yesterday, that the Nigerian Ambassador to Liberia, Chigozie Obi Nnadozie, three staff of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, and 55 others had contact with the victim of Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, Patrick Sawyer, who died…

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