Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General, NCDC, who disclosed this in a statement he signed on Saturday in Abuja, explained that the current figures were as at January 24
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Senator Adeleke Mamora, Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Health, says he will make a case to President Muhammadu Buhari, to honour Nigerians, who fought to end the Ebola outbreak in 2014.
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, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, says the centre is reviewing the technical guidelines for Nigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response strategy, alongside government and international partners.
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 on Monday reported a decline in the number of Lassa fever cases reported weekly in the country.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Friday confirmed that 275 cases of Lassa fever were recorded since its outbreak in parts of the country.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and its partners will host the first Lassa Fever International Conference between January 16 and 17, 2019 in Abuja.
The Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, on Tuesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing of an Act establishing the agency.
The latest outbreak comes less than three months after the state was declared cholera free
Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, on Monday, says that Nigeria needs N4 billion to tackle infectious diseases.
MSF also called Doctors without Borders disclosed that 101 persons were confirmed dead of the disease of the 146 total deaths recorded since the outbreak in the country.
Dr Adesola Ogunleye, Cholera Technical Working Group, NCDC, said this at the Water Sanitation and Hygiene Emergency Working Group meeting in Abuja.
Ihekweazu disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the National Executive Council meeting of the National Association of Resident Doctors in Abuja on Tuesday.
The confirmation was made by the Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, gave the figure in a statement on Monday
Google’s Spokesman, Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, made this known in a dispatch to News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control had on Monday declared that 31 suspected cases of monkey pox had so far been reported in seven states, including Ogun.
Nanpring Williams, the Surveillance Focal Person of the NCDC, said this at the Water Sanitation and Hygiene Sector Meeting organised by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources in Abuja on Tuesday.
Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer of the NCDC, made this known on Monday in Abuja.