Since the recent resurgence of Lassa Fever in some parts of Ebonyi State late December 2019, following the death of one Ephraim Ogaranya in Ndubia Igbeagu in Izzi Local Government Area, the State Government has not rested on its oars in ensuring that the scourge is contained.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday, visited Nigeria Centre for Disease Control National Reference
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday visited the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, National Reference Laboratory in Gaduwa, Abuja as part of his routine visits to departments and agencies under Federal Ministry of Health.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has expressed concern over illnesses and deaths among tourists and students at the Yankari Game Reserve in Bauchi State.
The Director-General of NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, said this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja.
The Director-General of NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, said in a statement in Abuja that 14 cases were confirmed in the laboratory and no death was recorded.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control with the World Health Organisation and Ebonyi State Government are responding to the outbreak of yellow fever in the state, which has resulted in no fewer than 16 deaths, an official says.
NCDC and Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme to strengthen health security through field Epidemiology in the country and beyond.
A statement issued by Boade Akinola, Director, Media and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Health, confirmed the termination of appointment of the current Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf, who has been on administrative leave.
The Acting Director-General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Joshua Obasanya, has advised Nigerians to get rabies vaccination as soon as possible after an animal bite.
There is apprehension in the Abuja head office of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, no thanks to the decision of the Director-General, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, to remain in office after the expiration of his tenure.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday announced the end of the emergency phase of Lassa fever outbreak in the country.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has launched the ‘Turn Nigeria Orange’ Project to strengthen the culture of hand hygiene and Infection Prevention and Control.
The Federal Government is introducing a funding mechanism to carter for patients with confirmed cases of Lassa Fever in the country, the Director General, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control says it has confirmed 16 new cases of Lassa fever from five states in Nigeria.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday has confirmed 15 new cases of Lassa fever from six states in Nigeria.
The Federal Government on Monday says there is a decline in number of new cases of Lassa fever in the country.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Monday reported a decline in the number of Lassa fever cases reported weekly in the country.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday confirmed 37 new cases of Lassa fever recorded between February 4 and February 10.
The National Centre for Disease Control has embarked on an intensive awareness campaign to tackle Lassa fever in Ebonyi communities.