Stop drinking soaked garri until Lassa fever clears, health workers warn

17 January 2016

The Medical and Health Workers Union, Lagos State Council, on Saturday said that it would embark on public enlightenment to discourage consumption of soaked garri for now to prevent the spread of... Read More...

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Tension as Lassa Fever kills one person in Abuja

14 January 2016

The Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has announced the death of one confirmed Lassa fever victim at National Hospital Abuja.

The Minister who made the announcement at the...

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41 dead so far in Lassa Fever outbreak in 10 states - FG

12 January 2016

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole says Nigeria is winning the war against Lassa Fever.

He was speaking at a joint world press conference with the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed... Read More...

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Do not panic because of Lassa Fever; Minister urges Nigerians

07 January 2016

The Federal  Ministry of Health has urged Nigerians not to panic over the cases of lassa fever reported in some parts of the country. 

As at Tuesday, according to the Ministry, 35 people... Read More...

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Lassa Fever confirmed in Rivers State

05 January 2016

The  Rivers State Government has confirmed the outbreak of two cases of Lassa fever in the State.
The State Commissioner for Health Dr. Theophilus Odagme in a statement made... Read More...

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Lassa Fever Outbreak: Report bleeding from the nose, anus to the nearest hospital

04 January 2016

Commissioner for Health in Taraba State, Innocent Vakkai has urged residents of the state who witnesses nasal bleeding, bleeding through the anus and mouth to report to the nearest hospital as... Read More...

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FG to provide medical items for victims of Nnewi Explosion

26 December 2015

The National Emergency Management Agency on Saturday said the Federal Government would provide medical items to aid the speedy recovery of victims of the Nnewi gas explosion in Anambra State.... Read More...

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The blood sample from dead patient in UCTH did not show Ebola - CPS

09 October 2015

The blood samples of a patient who died at the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital have tested negative to Ebola. Chief Press Secretary to the Cross River State Government, Christian Ita has... Read More...

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Fake female doctor nabbed in Abuja

04 September 2015

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) says it has arrested a woman who worked as a doctor for years, with the aid of forged documents, obviously making her the first female fake doctor... Read More...

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UPTH shut-down as students protest death of a female student

31 August 2015

Students of the University of Port Harcourt on Monday shut down the Teaching Hospital after chasing away the doctors and nurses from the facility.

The protest was triggered by the death of...

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