Press Release

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 […]


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 […]