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Edo, Bauchi, Ondo lead as NCDC announces 48 Lassa fever cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 48 new cases of Lassa fever in the country. This brings the total number of cases recorded in 2022 to 96. According to an epidemiological report released by the agency for January 10 to January 16, the cases were recorded in 11 states across 20 LGAs, […]

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NCDC: 434 Lassa fever cases, 80 deaths recorded in 2021

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has stated that 434 cases of Lassa fever have been recorded in Nigeria in 2021. It further disclosed that the states affected include Edo (192), Ondo (150), Taraba (21), Ebonyi (17), Bauchi (15), Benue (8), Plateau (8), Kaduna (7), Enugu (5), Nasarawa (3), Kogi (3), Cross River (1),  Imo (1), […]

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Italy suffers disproportionate toll in second coronavirus wave

In late November doctor Maurizio Cappiello visited more than 130 patients in the emergency room of Cardarelli hospital, in the southern Italian city of Naples. More than two-thirds had COVID-19. The virus which was limited mainly to Italy’s industrial north during the first wave in the spring was now also ravaging the poor south, overwhelming […]

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