A statement by Mrs Boade Akinola, the Director Media and Public Relation in the Federal Ministry of Health, quoted the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewale, as indicating that the ministry would convene an Emergency National Council on Health meeting to discuss the on-going Lassa fever outbreak in the country.
According to the statement, the committee would be inaugurated during the emergency meeting, scheduled to hold on January 19.
The minister had earlier put the number of cases at 129 on January 14 while addressing the Senate Committee on Health on the outbreak of the disease in the country.
NNN.COM.NG is a portal where you can read latest Nigeria News from all Nigerian Newspapers such as such as Punch, Vangaurd, Daily Times, Thisday, Guardian, Nation, Leadership and more in one place. NNN aggregates Naija News and sort them according to their sources, category and relevance as a way of reducing the effort a news reader needs to put in to reading breaking news in Nigeria and across the world.
All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without appropriate credit being given to //dailynigerian.com as the source.