Ahmed Yahaya, the State Commissioner for Health, disclosed this while addressing newsmen on Thursday in Lafia.
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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed the latest figures on the disease via its verified website on Friday.
The health agency disclosed this via its official website in its latest monkeypox situation report released on Friday.
Ihekweazu was reacting to the Dallas, Texas resident who recently returned from Nigeria and tested positive to the disease.
The Lagos State Government in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, National Center for Disease Control and African Field Epidemiology Network over the weekend begun a surveillance tour of livestock and bush meat markets across the State to test animals for components of monkey pox.
The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who stated this earlier on in the week during the biosecurity update meeting on the situation report of Monkey Pox disease in the State, urged residents to observe the highest possible standards of personal and environmental hygiene, especially through regular washing of hands with soap and running water and attention to environmental exposure.
Dr Kunden Deyin, the state Commissioner for Health, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Jos that the first case recorded was imported from Port-Harcort, as the victim came in from Rivers for treatment.
The state Commissioner for Health, Alhaji Atolagbe Alege, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria in llorin on Monday.
Etebu told the News Agency of Nigeria on telephone that the two cases were not fresh but old ones
The confirmation was made by the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire
The Delta State Government has confirmed three reported cases of suspected monkey pox disease in the state. The State Commissioner…
The state Director of Public Health in the ministry of Health, Dr. Ibrahim Adamu, gave the advice on Friday while addressing newsmen in Lafia.
Iya said the blood sample of the suspect had been sent to the Central Public Laboratory in Yaba, Lagos, adding that the state government was waiting for the result.
But the Commissioner for Health in the State, Dr. Nicholas Azinge, said there is no cause for panic
The state’s Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Inuwa Kubo, made this known at a news conference in Maiduguri.
Igbos For Nigeria Movement, which said Emmanuel Kanu, the younger brother of IPoB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, was behind the recent Monkey Pox vaccine hoax, further demanded a thorough investigation of any financial transactions between Igbo people in government and IPoB since this would amount to financing terrorism.
Adewole made the disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council
There were scares in the State over rumours that the Army was injecting pupils with the dreaded Monkey pox via a vaccine, a development that has been denied by the Nigerian Army
The development was made known by the Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave the figure in a statement on Monday