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Measles in Nigeria

In one week, Nigeria records 550 cases of measles, meningitis, lassa fever… five others

THE Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has disclosed that a total of 550 suspected cases of eight different diseases comprising measles, cerebrospinal meningitis,...

Nigeria has fourth highest confirmed cases of measles globally in 2019

SO far in 2019, Nigeria has recorded a total of 24, 994 confirmed cases of measles thereby, securing the fourth position in the world...

Measles is killing Borno children, Doctors Without Borders calls for children vaccination

A NEWS report from the Medecins Sans Frontiers also known as Doctors Without Borders has narrated how children in Borno State are still dying...
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Measles: Nearly 4 million Nigerian children missed vaccine

NEARLY four million Nigerian children under one year of age missed out on the first dose of measles vaccine in 2017, according to a...

WHO: Measles cases higher in 2019 globally, dramatic rise in Africa

THE World Health Organisation has reported that the number of measles cases in the first quarter of 2019 has tripled compared with the same...

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