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Happening now at #NFELTPX19: Presentation on Outbreak of Cerebro-Spinal Meningitis in Nigeria 2018-2019 season: epidemiological features and lessons learnt by Rimandeyati Yashe
The major lesson we learn during our study was that the availability of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) guidelines and preparedness plans at the lower levels did not translate to usage- Rimandeyati Yashe at #NFELTPX19
States should institute measures to ensure prudent use of antimicrobial agent in poultry production- Abubakar Isyaku urges in his presentation on AMR Profile of Salmonella Isolates from Chickens in Sokoto, 2019, at #NFELTPX19
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#NFELTPX19 is finally here!!!

Theme: Applied epidemiology: providing evidence for public health action
Stay with us for updates as we highlight the great strides in Health Security in Nigeria.
Watch live:
@NCDCgov @Chikwe_I @AFENETAfrica @AfenetNigeria @PHE_uk @Fmohnigeria @Ecowas_cdc @OoasWaho @ResolveTSL @CEPIvaccines Looking through the #NFELTPX19 agenda, I can see a stellar list of speakers who will impart new knowledge and skills and advance public health science- @solaruna at the 4th Annual NCDC/NFELTP Conference
@NCDCgov @Chikwe_I @AFENETAfrica @AfenetNigeria @PHE_uk @Fmohnigeria @Ecowas_cdc @OoasWaho @ResolveTSL @CEPIvaccines @solaruna @NigeriaFELTP @drasatrust @USCDCNIGERIA @InfectiousDz .@NAIISNG is a national representative HIV population-based survey conducted in Nigeria's 36 states and FCT. We targetted over 100,000 households and about 170,000 participants- Stacie Greby at #NFELTPX19
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The Federal Ministry of Health @Fmohnigeria in collaboration with @EpidAlert introduces the new eYellow Card

Follow this thread for all you need to know about the eYellow Card
What is the eYellow Card?
#Vaccination against #yellowfever is compulsory for international travelers to and from risk countries like Nigeria, and the ‘yellow card’ is evidence that the carrier is vaccinated against the deadly disease
Where to obtain the new eYellow Card?
Start the process online (yellowcardnigeria.com) and receive the card from the nearest Port Health Services Office
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You might have heard of a report of a Yellow Fever outbreak in Nigeria as reported by the NCDC, according to available data and reports, Of all suspected, probable and confirmed cases, 55 deaths have been recorded with 13 deaths
among confirmed cases only #YellowFever
Confirmed cases have been recorded in 14 States (Kwara, Kogi, Kano, Zamfara, Kebbi, Nasarawa,
Niger, Katsina, Edo, Ekiti, Rivers, Anambra, FCT, and Benue States): in 27 Local Government areas
(LGAs) #YellowFever
Yellow fever is a type of disease called acute viral haemorrhagic disease, it is transmitted by a kind of mosquito and has the potential to spread rapidly and cause serious public health impact. It has no specific treatment, but it is preventable by a Vaccine #YellowFever
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YELLOW FEVER OUTBREAK!
Am I surprised? No!
1) It is transmitted by Mosquitoes (Our Roommates)!
2) In Nigeria, we bribe our way through, get yellow cards without actually being vaccinated and we feel Cool about it!

#VaccinesWork and are Free in Primary Health Centres.
#DrZobo👇🏽
A single dose of the vaccine is effective. In 80% of people it gives immunity within 10days. And in about 90% gives immunity in 30 days from dose.

It is a Viral Haemorrhagic fever. Meaning there is fever and Bleeding from orifices just like Lassa and Ebola, in late cases.
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Early detection and Good supportive treatment in hospitals improve outcome as there is no specific anti viral drug for #YellowFever.
Symptoms include:
Fever
head ache
jaundice (Yellowness of the eyes)
muscle pain
nausea
vomiting
and fatigue.
Be aware. Don’t self medicate
#DrZobo
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