NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews For the second week in a row, Nigerian health officials reported 48 confirmed Lassa fever cases in the country, bringing to total confirmed cases to 96 through January...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported 48 confirmed Lassa fever cases in the first week of 2022. This is up from 28 cases reported the last week of 2021. Two...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported three confirmed monkeypox cases in December 2021 in Cross River, Lagos and Delta states, bringing the total confirmed...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Ten additional confirmed Lassa fever cases were reported during the week ending December 19, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). This brings the...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Thursday, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that nine countries in the WHO African Region (Cameroon, Chad, Central African Republic (CAR), Côte d’Ivoire,...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews On Dec. 8, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) was notified of the death of two persons from Lassa fever. The first case was a pregnant woman who presented...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Three additional cases of the Omicron variant (B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 lineage) were reported by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), bringing the total cases...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nigeria has reported 23 confirmed monkeypox cases and 79 total cases in 2021 to date. Confirmed cases  have been reported  in the following states: Delta (7), Lagos...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Nebraska state health officials reported six cases of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 among Nebraska residents. The first case was likely exposed during international...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reports confirming the country’s first cases of the B.1.1.529 SARS-CoV-2 lineage, now known as the Omicron variant. Samples...