Tag Archives: Lassa Fever

FG To Award Any Nigerian Who Finds The Cure For Coronavirus, Lassa Fever N36m

The Federal Government has announced a N36m cash prize for any Nigerian that finds cure for the ravaging coronavirus also known as COVID-19 and Lassa fever. Speaking on Thursday at an event, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said, “I challenge all Nigerian scientists to go out and find cures for coronavirus…

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NCDC Reveals That Lassa Fever Death Toll Has Risen To 70 In Nigeria

According to a weekly situation reports released by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Lassa fever death toll in the country has risen to 70 as. This reveal was reportedly made known to the public on Tuesday February 11. The NCDC disclosed that there were 482 suspected cases of the disease with 104 new confirmed cases in the…

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FG Announces That The Killer Mysterious Disease In Benue Is Not Ebola, Lassa Fever Or Coronavirus

On Friday February 7 2020, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire stated at a ministerial briefing in Abuja that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is working hard to unravel the mysterious disease that has left many people dead in Benue State. Ehanire who disclosed that the NCDC has activated an Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to coordinate response activities in…

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Lassa Fever Resurface In Imo State, Two Confirmed Dead, Seven Others Quarantined

The Imo State Health Commissioner, Dr. Angela Uwakwem has revealed that two residents of Owerri have died of the deadly Lassa fever which has resurfaced in the State. Uwakwem confirmed this on Wednesday saying “Lassa fever is in Owerri. It is confirmed.” “We have seven suspected cases of Lassa fever. Two are confirmed. “The Imo…

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