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Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health at the University of Lagos and the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Adebayo Onajole, tells LARA ADEJORO how to manage and curb the scourge of the ravaging deadly diphtheria diseaseProfessor of Community Medicine and Public Health at the University of Lagos and the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Adebayo Onajole, tells LARA ADEJORO how to manage and curb the scourge of the ravaging deadly diphtheria disease

Low immunisation coverage may cause deadly throat ailment – UNILAG prof

Professor of Community Medicine and Public Health at the University of Lagos and the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Adebayo Onajole, tells LARA ADEJORO how to manage and curb the scourge of the ravaging deadly diphtheria diseaseProfessor of Community Medicine and Public Health at the University of Lagos and the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Adebayo Onajole, tells LARA ADEJORO how to manage and curb the scourge of the ravaging deadly diphtheria disease

Low immunisation coverage may cause deadly throat ailment – UNILAG prof

FCT Committee Unveils Measure to Contain Child-Killer Disease The FCT Executive Committee (FCT EXCO), has directed that all necessary preemptive measures be taken against the emergence of the deadly childhood disease January 25, 2023 AMMC, Borno, exco, FCT, POSExecutive Committee The FCT Executive Committee (FCT EXCO), has directed that all necessary preemptive measures be taken against the emergence of the deadly childhood disease known as Diphtheria by all relevant health agencies in the territory. The   Health and Human Services Secretariat of the FCT Administration is further directed to ensure increased surveillance and awareness creation and sensitization by all its relevant agencies, to curb the risk of the disease emerging and spreading within the territory. The FCT EXCO gave this directive in its meeting held on Monday in Gwarinpa I District, Abuja. It urged the FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat to liaise with the Area Council Services Secretariat, as well as the Chairmen of the six Area Councils in the Territory to immediately convene an emergency meeting with relevant technical Partners and work out modalities to effectively confront the disease should it rear its ugly head in the […]

FCT Committee Unveils Measure To Contain Child-Killer Disease - News Today January 25, 2023

The NCDC has alerted Nigerians over diphtheria, the latest bacteria infection of public concern, with confirmed cases recorded in Lagos...The NCDC has alerted Nigerians over diphtheria, the latest bacteria infection of public concern, with confirmed cases recorded in Lagos...

Sore Throat, Cough and Fever Could Be Signs You Have Diphtheria, a New Bacteria Infection of Public Concern

Kano State government has recorded four new cases of Lassa fever across the state....Kano State government has recorded four new cases of Lassa fever across the state....

Kano records 4 new cases of Lassa fever - Daily Trust

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FCT EXCO, has directed that all necessary preemptive measures be taken against the emergence of the deadly childhood disease knownFCT EXCO, has directed that all necessary preemptive measures be taken against the emergence of the deadly childhood disease known

Health agencies charged to increase surveillance against Diphtheria in Abuja

Diphtheria is a serious bacterial infection caused by the bacterium called Corynebacterium species that affects the nose, throat and sometimes, skin of anDiphtheria is a serious bacterial infection caused by the bacterium called Corynebacterium species that affects the nose, throat and sometimes, skin of an

Diphtheria: Why Your Child Must Not Miss Pentavalent Vaccine

A new disease called diphtheria has surfaced in some parts of Nigeria and it is lethal.Last week, Aminu Tsanyawa, the Kano...A new disease called diphtheria has surfaced in some parts of Nigeria and it is lethal.Last week, Aminu Tsanyawa, the Kano...

EXPLAINER: What to know about diphtheria -- the disease ravaging states

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In Kano state, one of the worst-hit states in the country's north, the health commission’s Dr. said the state has recorded more than 70 suspected cases along with 25 deaths related to the bacterial infection.In Kano state, one of the worst-hit states in the country's north, the health commission’s Dr. said the state has recorded more than 70 suspected ...

Nigeria confirms diphtheria outbreak, monitors situation in 4 states | Africanews

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NigeriaNigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the country has recorded no fewer than 38 deaths out of the 123 diphtheria cases.

Diphtheria Kills 38 Out Of 123 People Infected In Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) on Friday urged healthcare workers to maintain a high index of suspicion for diphtheria. No fewer than 25 people reportedly died while others were hospitalised after an outbreak of diphtheria infection hit some communities in Kano state, Northwest Nigeria, heightening panic among residents of the state. The outbreak was said to have started last week in Tudun Rubudi and Bare-Bari communities in the Ungogo Local Government Area of the state, with 25 deaths recorded so far.

Nigeria Centre For Disease Control Raises Alert Over Diphtheria After Death Of 25 People | Sahara Reporters

The outbreak of diphtheria in four states of Nigeria has claimed 38 persons, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said. Dr Ifedayo Adetifa,The outbreak of diphtheria in four states of Nigeria has claimed 38 persons, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said. Dr Ifedayo Adetifa,

Diphtheria: 38 confirmed dead in four states - NCDC - Daily Post Nigeria

The outbreak of diphtheria in four states of Nigeria has claimed 38 persons, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said. Dr Ifedayo Adetifa,The outbreak of diphtheria in four states of Nigeria has claimed 38 persons, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has said. Dr Ifedayo Adetifa,

Diphtheria: 38 confirmed dead in four states - NCDC - Daily Post Nigeria

“We have already set up a treatment centre called Diphtheria Treatment Centre at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist hospital with the support of MSF. We have about 30 already discharged. We have 27 cases on admission receiving treatments."“We have already set up a treatment centre called Diphtheria Treatment Centre at the Murtala Muhammad Specialist hospital with the support of MSF. We have about 30 already discharged. We have 27 cases on admission receiving treatments.

BREAKING NEWS: Kano confirms 18 dead from suspected cases of diphtheria outbreak

Diphtheria disease outbreak has killed no fewer than 25 persons in Kano. Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, confirmed the outbreak of the deadly disease. Symptoms of the killer disease include sore throat, cough, drooling of saliva, change of voice, neck swelling, abnormal breathing, fever or mouth odour, among others. The commissioner,Diphtheria disease outbreak has killed no fewer than 25 persons in Kano. Commissioner for Health in the state, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, confirmed the outbreak of the deadly disease. Symptoms of the killer disease include sore throat, cough, drooling of saliva, change of voice, neck swelling, abnormal breathing, fever or mouth odour, among others. The commissioner,

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FG through the NPHCDA says diphtheria outbreak was a clear indicator of poor immunization performance in the affected areas in KanoThe Federal Government through the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) says diphtheria outbreak was a clear indicator of poor immunization performance in the affected areas in Kano and other states.The executive director of the a

Diphtheria Outbreak: FG blames poor immunization performance - SolaceBase

Nigerian health authorities have confirmed an outbreak of diphtheria and say 25 people, most of them children, have...Nigerian health authorities have confirmed an outbreak of diphtheria and say 25 people, most of them children, have...

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The Kano state government on Sunday,has confirmed on the outbreak of Diphtheria disease and recorded 100 suspected cases, while out

Kano records 100 suspected cases of diphtheria, 8 confirmed, 3 dead  in 13 LGAs – New National Star

Dr. Faisal Shuaib is the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). In this interview, he..Dr. Faisal Shuaib is the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). In this interview, he..

‘Fully vaccinating children key to preventing diphtheria‘ - Daily Trust

An infectious diseases expert, Dr. Iorhen Akase, has said that intensifying awareness and vaccination campaigns remain crucial to ending the outbreak of Diphtheria infection in Nigeria, noting that the outbreak indicates that more children need to be given the DTC (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis) vaccine.An infectious diseases expert, Dr. Iorhen Akase, has said that intensifying awareness and vaccination campaigns remain crucial to ending the outbreak of Diphtheria infection in Nigeria, noting that the outbreak indicates that more children need to be given the DTC (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis) vaccine.

How to end Diphtheria spread -Expert

An infectious diseases expert, Dr. Iorhen Akase, has said that intensifying awareness and vaccination campaigns remain crucial to ending the outbreak of Diphtheria infection in Nigeria, noting that the outbreak indicates that more children need to be given the DTC (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis) vaccine.An infectious diseases expert, Dr. Iorhen Akase, has said that intensifying awareness and vaccination campaigns remain crucial to ending the outbreak of Diphtheria infection in Nigeria, noting that the outbreak indicates that more children need to be given the DTC (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis) vaccine.

How to end Diphtheria spread -Expert

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) says the disease has been reported in four states so far.The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) says the disease has been reported in four states so far.

Nigerian Authorities Alert Health Workers On Diphtheria Outbreak - HumAngle Media

Osun State Government on Monday revealed that the state has recorded the first case of diphtheria disease in Ilesha East local governmentOsun State Government on Monday revealed that the state has recorded the first case of diphtheria disease in Ilesha East local government

Osun record first case of diphtheria, Adeleke pledges to ensure citizens' safety

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the outbreak of a new infection of the nose and throat also known as Diphtheria. No fewer thanThe Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the outbreak of a new infection of the nose and throat also known as Diphtheria. No fewer than 25 people have died of the disease in Kano

25 Dead In Kano As New Disease Similar To Covid-19 Hits Nigeria – The Whistler Newspaper

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Nigerian health officials have issued a public health advisory last week over a diphtheria outbreak in several states. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has responded to reports of diphtheria cases in Kano state where it is reported that no fewer than 25 persons in the state have been killed. In […]

Nigeria: Public health advisory issued over diphtheria outbreak - Outbreak News Today

The death toll from the current diphtheria outbreak across four states of the country has risen to 38, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has said. The Director General of the NCDC, Dr Ifedayo Adetifa, disclosed this yesterday in Abuja during the update on the COVID-19 pandemic response and development in the […]

Diphtheria Death Toll Rises To 38 As Meningitis Hits Jigawa - TheNigeriaLawyer

According to NCDC, diphtheria is a serious bacterial infection caused by the bacterium called Corynebacterium species that affects the nose, throat and sometimes, the skin of an individual.According to NCDC, diphtheria is a serious bacterial infection caused by the bacterium called Corynebacterium species that affects the nose, throat and sometimes, the skin of an individual.

Nigeria: Diphtheria - Nigeria Records 123 Infections, 38 Deaths - allAfrica.com

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has confirmed 123 cases of Diphtheria disease and 38 deaths in four states. Head of SpecialThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has confirmed 123 cases of Diphtheria disease and 38 deaths in four states. Head of Special

NCDC Confirms 123 Diphtheria Cases, 38 Death — OsunDefenderOsunDefender

International, MNA | Nigerian health authorities on Friday issued an alert on the outbreak of diphtheria, a severe bacterial infection, in the country after some cases were reported in a few states.International, MNA | Nigerian health authorities on Friday issued an alert on the outbreak of diphtheria, a severe bacterial infection, in the country after some cases were reported in a few states.

Nigeria issues alert on diphtheria outbreak | Macau Business

Nigerian health authorities confirmed an outbreak of diphtheria Friday and reported that 25 people, most of them children, have died so far in one of the worst-hit states in the country's north.Nigerian health authorities confirmed an outbreak of diphtheria Friday and reported that 25 people, most of them children, have died so far in one of the worst-hit states in the country's north.

Diphtheria outbreak confirmed in Nigeria; at least 25 dead | CTV News

Rivers State34 deaths have been recorded due to a diphtheria outbreak in Nigeria according to the Centre for Disease Control. Ifedayo Adetifa, NCDC director-general, dis

Diphtheria Outbreak: 34 Deaths Recorded So Far - NCDC | ELANHUB MEDIA

NCDC Issues Health Advisory on Diphtheria, Responds to Outbreak in Lagos, Kano, Osun, Yobe – THISDAYLIVE

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the country has recorded 123 cases of diphtheria in Kano, Lagos, Yobe and Osun States with 38 deaths inNigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said the country has recorded 123 cases of diphtheria in Kano, Lagos, Yobe and Osun States with 38 deaths in

Diphtheria: Kano, 3 Others Record 123 Cases, 38 Deaths  

At least, 15 people have been killed from probable cases of diphtheria in Kano State as of January 18, Dr Abdullahi Kauran-Mata, the state...At least, 15 people have been killed from probable cases of diphtheria in Kano State as of January 18, Dr Abdullahi Kauran-Mata, the state...

15 killed as Diphtheria hits Kano - Daily Trust

An outbreak of diphtheria infection in Kano State since last week Friday has, as of Thursday, claimed not less than 25 lives, The PUNCH reports.An outbreak of diphtheria infection in Kano State since last week Friday has, as of Thursday, claimed not less than 25 lives, The PUNCH reports.

Kano throat ailment kills 25, FG begins probe

An outbreak of diphtheria infection in Kano State since last week Friday has, as of Thursday, claimed not less than 25 lives, The PUNCH reports.An outbreak of diphtheria infection in Kano State since last week Friday has, as of Thursday, claimed not less than 25 lives, The PUNCH reports.

Kano throat ailment kills 25, FG begins probe

Health authorities in Nigeria have confirmed an outbreak of diphtheria, with 25 people mostly children killed in the northcentral Kano state alone

Nigeria confirms diphtheria outbreak; 25 dead in one state – WGAU

In the face of recent news about  the outbreak of diphtheria in some states in Nigeria, there is a need for people to have information about diptheria;In the face of recent news about  the outbreak of diphtheria in some states in Nigeria, there is a need for people to have information about diptheria;

What you should know about Diphtheria - Tribune Online

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123 cases of Diphtheria disease have been confirmed and 38 deaths recorded in four states, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC)

38 dead as NCDC confirms 123 Diphtheria cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) said that the death toll from Diphtheria disease across the country was now 34, as Kano State registered 100 cases. | Pulse NigeriaThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) said that the death toll from Diphtheria disease across the country was now 34, as Kano State registered 100 cases

Diphtheria deaths hit 34, Kano registers 100 infections | Pulse Nigeria

The Kano State Government has confirmed the outbreak of Diphtheria in 13 Local Government Areas of the state.The Kano State Government has confirmed the outbreak of Diphtheria in 13 Local Government Areas of the state.This is coming 48 hours after a report by SOLACEBASE on Thursday, announcing the outbreak that has led to the death of 25 patients as at last

After SOLACEBASE report, Kano Govt confirms outbreak of Diphtheria in 13 LGs - SolaceBase

The number of confirmed cases of diphtheria disease has risen to 123 in the country, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.The number of confirmed cases of diphtheria disease has risen to 123 in the country, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.

Diphtheria: FG deploys response team as cases rise

The number of confirmed cases of diphtheria disease has risen to 123 in the country, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.The number of confirmed cases of diphtheria disease has risen to 123 in the country, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention.

Diphtheria: FG deploys response team as cases rise

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) has said it has recorded no fewer than 123 cases and 38 deaths of diphtheria in Kano, Lagos, Yobe and OsunThe Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) has said it has recorded no fewer than 123 cases and 38 deaths of diphtheria in Kano, Lagos, Yobe and Osun

Diphtheria: NCDC records 123 cases, 38 deaths in Kano, Lagos, Yobe, Osun - Tribune Online

The Kano Kano State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, on Thursday, confirmed the outbreak of the deadly Diphtheria disease which is reported to have killed no fewer than 25 persons in the state.The Kano Kano State Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Tsanyawa, on Thursday, confirmed the outbreak of the deadly Diphtheria disease which is reported to have killed no fewer than 25 persons in the state.

Kano govt confirms Diphtheria infection outbreak, 25 killed