NewsDesk @bactiman63 On May 7, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) reported the first case of monkeypox in England this year, in which, contracting the virus was linked to travel to Nigeria. The Nigeria...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 South African health authorities reported today a case of Lassa fever diagnosed in a man from KwaZulu-Natal on 12 May 2022. The man had extensive travel history in Nigeria before...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Since September 2017, Nigeria has continued to report sporadic cases of monkeypox (MPX). The monkeypox National Technical Working Group (TWG) has been monitoring cases and strengthening...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a travel notice for Nigeria last week because of an outbreak of yellow fever, first reported in November 2020. The...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Health officials in the United Kingdom report an individual has been diagnosed with monkeypox in England. The patient has a recent travel history from Nigeria, which is where they...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The World Health Organization (WHO) reports a 79 percent increase in measles cases globally during the first two months of 2022, compared the same period last year. Almost 17,338...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published an article in their weekly Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) offering more information on the imported...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issues a travel notice this week for Nigeria due to a Lassa fever outbreak in the country. The outbreak has been reported...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Nigerian health officials reported 90 confirmed Lassa fever cases in the last week of February, including 12 deaths. This brings the total for the first two months of 2022 to 540...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Nigerian health officials reported four confirmed monkeypox cases through February 28 this year. The cases were reported from FCT, Imo, Adamawa and Lagos states. No deaths were reported. Since...