By: Chinonso Nwosu From the beginning of the year through July 23, 2023, Nigeria has recorded a total of 171 deaths due to Lassa fever in confirmed cases. The Nigeria CDC reported 1009 total confirmed...

By: Chinonso Nwosu Anthrax was confirmed in Suleja, Niger state, Nigeria on the July 13, 2023, where the sudden death of eight livestock was reported. The clinical signs observed were bleeding from the...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Nigeria agricultural officials report a confirmed anthrax outbreak on a farm in Suleja Local Government Area (LGA) in Niger state. According to a statement from Permanent Secretary,...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Lassa fever situation in Nigeria in 2023, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) report an additional 68 confirmed cases during the week...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-upon the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria in 2023, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) reported 1378 suspected and 361 confirmed Lassa fever cases...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 During the first three weeks on 2023, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has reported a total of 244 confirmed cases with 37 deaths and a case fatality rate...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the diphtheria outbreak in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) reports 111 confirmed cases since last May 2022, with 89 of the...

Nigerian health officials report five deaths due to bacterial meningitis in Sokoto state, according to a Premium Times report. The five victims in Gada and Wauru towns of Gada Local Government area. In...

Since 6 June 2016, health clinics in IDP camps in Borno State have seen increasing numbers of measles cases. From early September until late October, 744 suspected cases of measles, and 2 deaths, were...

After more than two years without the detection of wild polio in Nigeria, the Government reported three laboratory confirmed wild poliovirus type one (WPV1) cases with onset between July and August 2016. All...