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Nigeria receives COVAX COVID-19 vaccines

Nigeria has received nearly 4 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, shipped via the COVAX Facility, a partnership between CEPI, Gavi, UNICEF and WHO. The vaccines arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe international Airport, Abuja around noon on…

Monkeypox hits Nigeria

Reported in 3 of the country's 46 states Lagos State issues public alert  The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed five news cases of Monkeypox in three of the country's 26 states - Lagos, Rivers and…

NCDC confirms decline in Lassa fever cases

ABUJA – The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday March 11, confirmed  there is a decline in number of new cases of Lassa fever in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer of the Centre, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu disclosed this…

Nigeria: Lassa Fever declines

 NCDC reviews outbreak The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported a decrease in the number of Lassa fever cases reported weekly in the country. This is following the intensive response to the Lassa fever…