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If You Come In Contact With Your Urine, Faeces, You Risk Contracting Lassa Fever – NCDC


The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has come out to issue a Lassa fever Public health advisory to Nigerians. NCDC recently revealed this via its Director-General, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, and Nigerians have been reacting. According to him, people of all age groups who come in contact with the ...

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Health Experts Need To Embark On Lassa Fever Awareness Campaigns – Mohammad Manhoud

Mohammed Mahmoud

Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Manhoud has ordered every environmental health expert at the federal, state and local government levels to embark on awareness campaigns aimed at controlling the spread of Lassa Fever. Speaking to the media today on the report from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, that ...

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We Are Prepared For Any Lassa Fever Eventuality ― NAUTH


The Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital NAUTH, Nnewi, Anambra State has said its workers are prepared to battle any outbreak of the ravaging Lassa Fever epidemic that is affecting the nation. Chairman, Medical and Advisory Committee, CMAC, Dr Joseph Ugboaja, revealed this recently as he spoke to newsmen at NAUTH ...

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The Current Lassa Fever Outbreak In The State Will Be Contained – Abia State


Abia State government has announced an outbreak of Lassa Fever in Olokoro community, Umuahia South council area, revealing that a 28-year-old man recently died of the disease. Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Health, Chief Egbulefu Eze spoke about the outbreak at a news conference and dismissed fears of a potential ...

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Prevent Lassa Fever Outbreak – Donot Consume Garri for now

The Medical and Health Workers Union, Lagos State council, on Saturday, said that it would embark on public enlightenment to discourage drinking of garri for now to prevent Lassa fever. Mr Razak Adeofalade, Chairman of the union, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in ...

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