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Re: Monkeypox Cases in the United Kingdom

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is aware of two confirmed cases of Monkeypox in the United Kingdom (UK), in patients with a recent travel history from Nigeria. Since the re-emergence of Monkeypox in Nigeria in September 2017, NCDC has continued to receive reports and respond to cases of the disease from states across […]

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Monkeypox: Six more cases confirmed – Minister of State for Health calls for calm

The Honourable Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire has announced laboratory confirmation of six additional cases among the suspected cases for Monkeypox. These include two cases each in Bayelsa and Akwa Ibom States, one in Enugu State and one in the Federal Capital Territory. With this, there are nine confirmed cases of Monkeypox […]

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Government confirms three cases of Monkeypox in Bayelsa

The Federal Government has confirmed three cases of Monkeypox in Bayelsa. The Minister Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, made this announcement at a press briefing in Abuja on Monday. Read the press statement below. On the 22nd of September 2017, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) received a report of a suspected case of Monkeypox […]

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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 […]