Tag Archives: Nigeria Centre for Disease Control

Nigeria Confirms 11 New Coronavirus Cases In Lagos, Enugu And Edo Bringing Toll To 81

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Nigeria has risen to 81. This was revealed on Friday night. Confirming 11 new cases, NCDC said eight of the cases were discovered in Lagos, while two were discovered in Enugu and one in Edo State. Of the…

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Respect Message Line, Do Not Spread Panic” – NCDC Warns Nigerians

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has cautioned the activities of some Nigerians who are recklessly calling the helplines dedicated to fighting the Coronavirus. To this regard, the NCDC in a tweet urged Nigerians to be civil and responsible for the way they go about reporting cases with regards to the virus, using the…

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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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Nigeria Declares Ebola Outbreak A “National Emergency”, More Health Personnel Needed To Screen Travellers

Mr. Sawyer’s contacts comprised officers of the State Security Service and Nigerian Immigration Service. The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, on Wednesday described the Ebola outbreak in the country as a “national emergency’’. Mr. Chukwu made the statement at an emergency meeting convened by the House of Representatives Committee on Health over the Ebola outbreak…

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