The Nigeria Immigration Service and Port Health Services have expressed fears over the outbreak of Coronavirus in China. The Punch reports that the deadly disease, which broke out in the Asian nation sometime last month, has spread to eight countries including United States and Singapore, with over 800 people infected and 30 killed in the past few weeks.

Coronavirus: FG Beef Up Screening At Airports

Worried by the spread of Coronavirus around the world, the Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) have issued an advisory,enjoining travellers and airport users to comply with all quarantine procedures and submit themselves for routine quarantine checks whenever they are asked to at the nation’s airports.

FG Announces 3 New Laboratories For Disease Outbreak

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the nation’s yellow fever, rubella and measles laboratory network.

National Hospital Records First Conjoined Twins Separation

The Chief Medical Director of National Hospital, Abuja, Dr. Jaf Momoh has on Tuesday announced that the hospital has successfully carried out its first conjoined twins separation surgery.

Lassa Fever: Kano Confirms 3 Dead, 292 On Watch List

Officials of Kano state government on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 confirmed the death of 3 persons caused by the outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibrahim Tsanyawa, confirmed this at a press briefing on the recent reported Lassa fever outbreak in Kano state.

FMC To Develop Lassa Fever Vaccine

The Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owo in Ondo State has on Tuesday disclosed that it would be developing a vaccine against Lassa fever.

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