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A tale of two diseases: COVID-19 and Lassa fever in Nigeria

Two hundred and nineteen (219) – That is the number of lives lost to Lassa fever between January and June 2020, according to the latest data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Nigeria has been experiencing a yearly outbreak of the viral haemorrhagic fever since it was first identified in Borno state in […]

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Monkey Pox Outbreak Hits Bayelsa State

On the 5th of October, 2017 released a press statement on a suspected Monkeypox outbreak in Bayelsa state. Read press release below: Press Release by NCDC: Suspected Monkeypox Outbreak in Bayelsa State On the 22nd of September, 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was notified of a case of suspected Monkeypox in an 11 […]