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News Nigeria » Health: More than 40 dead in Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/lassa-fever-outbreak-leaves-43-dead-in-nigeria/ar-BBJe2Bt
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)At least 43 people have died and 450 people are ill in a Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria, according to the World Health Organization. Lassa fever, an acute viral hemorrhagic illness, is endemic in most of West Africa, especially Nigeria ...

News Nigeria » Health: Lassa Fever Erupts in Nigeria

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/16/health/lassa-fever-nigeria.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The World Health Organization has sent a six-person team and 40 boxes of personal protective gear to help fight a major outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria. About 615 suspected Lassa cases have been reported in the last six weeks, according to the Nigeria ...

News Nigeria » Health: 5 ways you can frustrate a corruption trial in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/news/local/5-ways-you-can-frustrate-a-corruption-trial-in-nigeria-id8003250.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The money does not even really belong to anyone in particular: maybe a little child that could have stayed alive with a better funded health facility ... when you've been accused of stealing in Nigeria? You could try any one of these: It does not matter ...

News Nigeria » Health: Nigeria: Delta Quarantines 24 Persons for Lassa Fever, Case Search Ongoing

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802190231.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The new Commissioner for Health, Dr. Mordi Ononye ... In another development, ZL Global Alliance (Nigeria) Limited (ZLGA) says it has embarked on fumigation of markets, hospitals and other public places to curb the spread of Lassa fever and other diseases ...

News Nigeria » Health: Nigeria: Adamawa Health Sector Working Group Bulletin - January, 2018

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/nigeria/nigeria-adamawa-health-sector-working-group-bulletin-january-2018
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Objective 1: To provide life-saving and life-sustaining humanitarian health assistance to affected IDPs and host community population. Objective 2: To establish, expand and strengthen the communicable disease surveillance, outbreak prevention, control and ...

News Nigeria » Health: Nigeria’s Bobsled Team Exemplifies #BlackGirlMagic

News channel or source: https://thegrio.com/2018/02/14/nigerias-bobsled-team-exemplifies-blackgirlmagic/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Nigeria is making history as the first African bobsled team ... A college educated woman who recently completed a master’s program in exercise and health sciences, Adigun coaxed her former college teammates away from their white-collar jobs to help ...

News Nigeria » Health: Armed gunmen kill 18 in Nigeria over cattle dispute, police say

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/02/16/Armed-gunmen-kill-18-in-Nigeria-over-cattle-dispute-police-say/4591518763030/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

16 (UPI) --Gunmen killed at least 18 people in Nigeria's northwestern state of Zamfara this week ... as well as entertainment, trends, science, health and stunning photography. UPI also provides insightful reports on key topics of geopolitical importance ...

News Nigeria » Health: Merck Foundation and Uganda Ministry of Health Continue their Support for the Heroines of 'Merck More Than a Mother'

News channel or source: https://businesswireindia.com/news/fulldetails/merck-foundation-uganda-ministry-health-continue-their-support-heroines-merck-more-than-mother/57064
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Sarah Opendi, Minister of State of Health, Uganda said, “The journey that Merck Foundation ... Over 1,200 infertile women in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, CAR, Ethiopia, Liberia, Tanzania, Niger, The Gambia and Cote D’Ivoire who can no ...

News Nigeria » Health: Nigeria reports 450 suspected cases of Lassa fever; 37 dead

News channel or source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/world/2018/02/13/nigeria-reports-suspected-cases-lassa-fever-dead/cBmAejHLOwrGDHj1dq5PJJ/story.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

LAGOS, Nigeria— The World Health Organization says as many as 450 people may have been infected with Lassa fever in Nigeria in less than five weeks. In a statement released on Tuesday, WHO said that 43 suspected deaths from the viral hemorrhagic fever ...

News Nigeria » Health: Merck Foundation and Uganda Ministry of Health together empower childless women through “Merck More Than a Mother’ community groups

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/apo/2018/02/19/merck-foundation-and-uganda-ministry-of-health-together-empower-childless-women-through-merck-more-than-a-mother-community-groups/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Sarah Opendi, Minister of State of Health, Uganda said, “The journey that Merck Foundation ... Over 1,200 infertile women in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, CAR, Ethiopia, Liberia, Tanzania, Niger, The Gambia and Cote D’Ivoire who can no ...