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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)

October 8, 2023

NCDC urges states to combat diphtheria with vaccine education campaigns

The symptoms of diphtheria include fever, runny nose, sore throat, cough, red eyes (conjunctivitis), and neck swelling.

NCDC and diphtheria
September 25, 2023

Nigeria records 210 new cholera cases, 10 deaths

The NCDC said the national multi-sectoral cholera TWG continues to monitor responses across states.

Cholera patients
August 3, 2023

Diphtheria killed 122 Nigerian children in seven months: UNICEF

Ms Akau stated that 3,850 suspected cases of diphtheria were reported as of July and that 1,387 were confirmed.

May 10, 2023

WHO trains Borno health workers on emergency response coordination

Borno director of public health urged participants to listen attentively so they could build their capacity in responding to emergencies.

WHO training Borno health workers
January 30, 2023

Nigeria records 244 cases of Lassa fever, 37 deaths in 16 states, FCT

Also, among five health workers confirmed infected in the line of duty, one of them died.

January 24, 2023

Meningitis: NCDC deploys rapid response team to Jigawa, Yobe, Katsina

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has deployed a Rapid Response Team (RRT) to Jigawa, Yobe and Katsina.

January 4, 2023

Nigeria records 35 new COVID-19 cases

The new cases increased Nigeria’s total infections to 266,450 and 3,155 deaths since the pandemic outbreak in 2019.

December 6, 2022

NCDC issues public alert on fungal pathogens

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has issued a public warning about a significant threat posed by a fungal infection.

November 11, 2022

Buhari regime disbursed N101 billion to primary health centres: Official

President Muhammadu Buhari’s regime has disbursed N101 billion to 7,600 primary healthcare facilities from the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund.

Primary Healthcare Centre
October 12, 2022

Seven dead in 481 monkeypox cases: NCDC

“People with immunosuppression fall in that category. People who have (a) dual infection with chickenpox or monkeypox at the same time fall in that category.

NCDC and Monkeypox used to illustrate the story