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NCDC attributes 3,604 Cholera’s deaths in 2021 to states’ denial

NCDC attributes 3,604 Cholera’s deaths in 2021 to states’ denial

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has attributed states’ delay in acknowledging outbreak of cholera as the leading cause of high fatality rate in 2021. The number of cases reported nationally in 2021 was 111,062 with 3,604 deaths across the country as it exceeded the number of cases reported in 2020. The Incident Manager, […]

40 die in Nigeria as Lassa fever hits 14 states — NCDC

40 die in Nigeria as Lassa fever hits 14 states — NCDC

By Sola Ogundipe No fewer than 40 persons died of Lassa fever within the first four weeks of 2022 in 43 Local Government Areas across 14 States of the country, out of a total of 211 persons that were confirmed infected within the period. Disclosing this in its latest Lassa fever Situation Report Epi Week […]

Lassa fever kills 80 in Nigeria, says NCDC

Lassa fever kills 80 in Nigeria, says NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says 80 persons have so far died from Lassa fever as of Thursday. The NCDC’s disclosed the information during its routine situation report of Lassa Fever  outbreak in the country on in Abuja. According to NCDC report, 434 cases have been reported in the country. The NCDC report, named […]