Yellow Fever Outbreak in Nigeria: NCDC Situation Report #16 (9 - 15 April 2018)

from Government of Nigeria
Published on 15 Apr 2018 View Original


In this reporting week 9th – 15th April, 2018

o Two new presumptive positive samples were recorded from the Central Public Health Laboratory [(Ikwere LGA in River State 1), (Irepodun/Ifelodun LGA in Ekiti State 1)] Sample awaiting shipment to Institut Pasteur (IP) Dakar

o All the states in the country have reported at least one suspected cases

o Last confirmed case in Nigeria was reported on 8th March, 2018

o No new IP Dakar confirmed case of yellow fever in the reporting week

o Elimination of Yellow fever Epidemic (EYE) Strategy was launched in Nigeria this week