Coronavirus: FG Beef Up Screening At Airports

Worried by the spread of Coronavirus around the world, the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have issued an advisory,enjoining travellers and airport users to comply with all quarantine procedures and submit themselves for routine quarantine checks whenever they are asked to at the nation’s airports.

Lassa Fever: Kano Confirms 3 Dead, 292 On Watch List

Officials of Kano state government on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 confirmed the death of 3 persons caused by the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, confirmed this at a press briefing on the recent reported Lassa fever outbreak in Kano state.

FMC To Develop Lassa Fever Vaccine

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owo in Ondo State has on Tuesday disclosed that it would be developing a vaccine against Lassa fever.

FG Announces 3 New Laboratories For Disease Outbreak

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the nation’s yellow fever, rubella and measles laboratory network.

National Hospital Records First Conjoined Twins Separation

The Chief Medical Director of National Hospital, Abuja, Dr. Jaf Momoh has on Tuesday announced that the hospital has successfully carried out its first conjoined twins separation surgery.

Consume Only Iodized Salt, Dietitian Warns

A Clinical Dietitian, Mr Moses Okolie, has warned the public against the consumption of non-iodized salt affirming that such could lead to goitre and other throat diseases prevalent in the country.

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