Ogun State confirms first case of Lassa fever outbreak
12 August 2017 | 9:30 am
Ogun State confirms first case of Lassa fever outbreak.
11 Feb 2018
VP commissions 300 million tank farm in Ogun State.
4 Mar 2018
Lassa fever - Nigeria records 317 cases, 72 deaths in less than 3 months in 2018.
16 Mar 2018
NCDC confirms 265 cases of Lassa fever, 78 death so far in 2018
15 Jun 2018
Nigeria’s gateway state, Ogun State takes stock of economic activities over the last seven years through its 4th Investor’s Forum which seeks to consolidate gains and accelerate the growth of agriculture, industry and technology, and also declare the state open for business.
1 Jan 2019
The umbrella body of all registered political parties in Nigeria, Inter-Party Advisory Council, has dissociated itself from the purported adoption of the governorship candidate of the Allied Peoples Movement in Ogun State, Hon. Adekunle Akinlade.
24 Jan 2019
Ogun State records 100% increase in IGR, says Governor Amosun.
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Nigeria has begun stepping up its measures to control the Lassa fever outbreak in the country, which has already claimed the lives of 42 people since January.
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Lassa mammarena virus is an arenavirus that causes Lassa hemorrhagic fever, a type of viral hemorrhagic fever, in humans and other primates. Lassa mammarena virus is an emerging virus and a select agent, requiring Biosafety Level 4-equivalent containment.
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Partial closure of various sections of the Lagos Ibadan Expressway has caused untold hardship for commuters and residents who reside in Ogun state and work in Lagos. Residents are not happy with the slow progress that the contractors have made so far.
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Lassa fever is a major health challenge in many West African countries and it is currently fast spreading in some Nigerian state. Here is a video to tell you all you need to know about this hemorrhagic fever and preventive measures you can take to avoid getting infected. Please, reach out to NCDC via the numbers provided in the video to report suspected cases around you.
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