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FIRST CASE OF CORONA VIRUS DISEASE CONFIRMED IN NIGERIA

February 2020 ncdc; The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, Nigeria. The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be reported in Nigeria since the beginning of the outbreak in China in January 2020. …

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NIGERIA: Lassa Fever Now in 27 States – Health Minister

February 2020 PremiumTimes; The Minister for Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said about 27 states of the federation have recorded cases of Lassa fever as at the last count. Mr Ehanire said this on Thursday during a meeting with state health commissioners across the 36 states, at a two-day event organised …

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NIGERIA: Meningitis Outbreak – Death Toll Rises to 813

April 2017 PremiumTimes; Over 800 Nigerians have been killed by meningitis since the latest outbreak of the epidemic in the country 16 weeks ago. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, disclosed this figure on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting at the State House in Abuja. Mr. Adewole said …

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NIGERIA: 90 Percent of Nigerians Lack Health Insurance – Buhari

January 2016 DailyTrust; President Muhammadu Buhari says 9 out of 10 Nigerians are not “covered by any kind of health insurance or risk protection mechanism.” The president who disclosed this yesterday while inaugurating the Model Primary Health Care Centre for Universal Health Coverage in Nigeria at Kuchigoro Primary Health Centre …

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