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28 Jan 2020
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.
26 Jan 2020
The virus affects the respiratory system by causing respiratory infections, it is said to be potentially lethal to the infected party and those around. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣Currently, the World Health Organisation is working with the Chinese authority and global experts to learn more about this virus and how it affects people who have it and to know how they can be treated. ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ This short clip is to keep you informed and alert on all you need to know about the Coronavirus.⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣ ⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
25 Jan 2020
Officials confirmed that the new mystery virus can spread between humans and said 15 medical staff have now been infected, stoking fears about an international pandemic and prompting airport authorities around the world to step up screening of travelers arriving from China.
23 Jan 2020
How many people have been infected by the virus? How is it transmitted? And which precautionary measures are recommended to stop it spreading?
20 Jan 2020
From the United States to Thailand, countries have set up safety to measures to contain the SARS-like virus. Chinese authorities have said they cannot rule out human-to-human transmission as the outbreak widens.
9 Jan 2020
Chinese authorities have ruled out several known viruses, including SARS, the UN's public health body has said. Dozens of people have been treated for a mystery illness in Wuhan, including several in critical condition.
8 Jan 2020
The deadly virus has killed nearly three times as many people in the Democratic Republic of Congo as any Ebola outbreak. It's preventable with a vaccine.
15 Aug 2019
An end of the Ebola Virus might have come as scientists are confirming reduced death rate after trial of two of four proposed drugs on patients in badly affected areas of DR Congo.
2 Aug 2019
Ebola fight widens as virus spreads into Goma.
15 Jul 2019
The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised concerns of an outbreak in the densely populated area along the Rwandan border.
17 Jun 2019
The WHO has not declared the current outbreak an international emergency. But neighboring countries considered at risk have upped their preventative measures after the virus spread to Uganda earlier this week.

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