COVID 19 Update: Nigeria Is Also Responding To An Outbreak Of Lassa Fever

April 13, 2020

We live in uncertain times and that can be scary. What if we promised you some form of certainty? Every day by 12 noon, we’ll bring you the latest updates on the fight against the Covid-19, both in Nigeria and Africa.


Nigeria’s Update from the past 24 hours:

As of yesterday, 12/04/2020, these are the number of reported cases in Nigeria.

The discharge rate is extremely inspiring and is also a source of hope.

Africa’s Stats:

Visit www.coronafacts.africa for the latest updates on the fight against Corona in Africa.

Today’s dilemma:

Lassa fever is back in Nigeria. This is the worst time for us to battle two highly infectious diseases at once.

Follow the NCDC for adequate tips and information on how to stay safe.

Today’s myth debunked:

There is currently no vaccine for the Coronavirus. Please disregard all rumors.

Read the full thing here.

Zikoko’s pro-tip of the day:

Count all the things you are grateful for. A positive mindset will help during these trying times.

Stay updated:

Head over to Zikoko’s brand new site www.coronafacts.africa for the latest and factual news on the efforts against Coronavirus.

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