Nigeria: Edo Confirms 132 Cases of Lassa Fever, Records Two More Deaths
[This Day] Benin-City -- Edo State has recorded seven more confirmed cases of Lassa fever, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 132. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 3, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 13 Die As 37 Test Positive of Lassa Fever in Benue
[Leadership] The director of Public Health, ministry of health and human services, Dr. Terna Kur has disclosed that 13 deaths have been recorded from the outbreak of Lassa Fever in Benue State. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 2, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lassa Fever - Ondo Records Eight Deaths, 106 Infections in 2023
[Premium Times] "Between January 1 and January 23, we have had 268 suspected cases of Lassa Fever, 106 confirmed cases and unfortunately eight deaths," a state government official said. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 1, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: 7 Nigerians Die of Lassa Fever in 2 Weeks - NCDC
[Vanguard] The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, NCDC have announced that a total of seven people have died of Lassa fever in the first two weeks of 2023 with a case fatality rate of 7.8 percent. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 30, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lassa Fever - Nigeria Records Seven Deaths, 105 Infections in Two Weeks
[Premium Times] According to the NCDC, the trio of Ondo, Edo and Bauchi States accounted for 84 per cent of all confirmed Lassa fever cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 25, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Liberia: Nurse Reportedly Dies of Lassa Fever in Bong, Nine People Quarantined
[FrontPageAfrica] Suakoko -- FrontPageAfrica has gathered that the Bong County Health Team has quarantined nine people over the outbreak of Lassa fever and the death of a health worker. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Edo Records One More Death, Eight Fresh Cases of Lassa Fever
[Premium Times] So far nine people have died in the state from the disease. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 24, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lassa Fever - Edo, Ondo, Bauchi Account for 84% Cases - NDCD
[Vanguard] Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, NCDC, has said that Edo, Ondo, and Bauchi states account for 84 per cent of Lassa fever infection in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kano Confirms Outbreak of Diphtheria in 13 Local Govts
[Premium Times] The Kano State Commissioner for Health, Aminu Tsanyawa, stated this at a briefing on Diphtheria and Lassa fever outbreaks in the state on Saturday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Edo Records 10 New Cases of Lassa Fever, 8 Deaths
[Leadership] Edo State has recorded 10 more cases of Lassa fever, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 81, with eight deaths. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lassa Fever - Confirmed Cases Hit 81 in Edo
[Premium Times] NCDC said Edo, Ondo, and Bauchi States have continued to lead on the log of Lassa Fever cases in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 23, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Check the Rising Scourge of Lassa Fever
[Leadership] Lassa fever is still sending many Nigerians to an early grave. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lassa Fever - 26 Confirmed Cases On Admission in Edo
[Leadership] Edo State has recorded three more confirmed cases of Lassa fever, raising the total number of confirmed cases on admission to 26. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2023 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Antibody drugs could target infectious diseases — if costs come down
A steady stream of promising studies have identified antibody drugs that could prevent malaria, treat a hemorrhagic fever called Lassa or block Zika. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - January 3, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carolyn Y. Johnson Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lassa Fever - Nigeria's Death Toll Hits 178 in 2022
[Premium Times] The report shows that 103 suspected cases were recorded within the week under review (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 26, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news