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    2011 thread is here: http://www.flutrackers.com/forum/sho...d.php?t=170785

    Weekly Epidemiology Report
    Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
    Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
    Issue: Volume 2 No. 2 20th January, 2012

    Summary
    Between weeks 1- 2 2012, a total of 2 suspected cases of Cholera with 0 death have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 5 suspected cases were reported with 0 death. So far in 2012, a total of 101
    suspected measles cases and 7 deaths (CFR, 6.9%) have been recorded. Lassa fever outbreaks have been reported from 7 States between weeks 1 -2 with 27 suspected cases, 16 laboratory confirmed and 9 deaths (CFR, 33.3%).
    Nigeria recorded 57 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 8 States in 2011 with 35 vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 10 States. No case of Guinea worm disease was recorded in 2011and Nigeria celebrated 3 consecutive years of Zero reporting of Guinea Worm Disease in the country
    ...
    Cholera
    In the reporting week 2 (9th 15th January 2012), no case of cholera was reported. A total of 2 suspected cases of Cholera have so far been recorded between weeks 1 2 2012 with 0 death (Figure 1).
    A total of 23,377 cholera cases with 742 deaths and CFR of 3.2% were recorded 2011 in 203 LGAs of 26 States (Figure 2)

    ...
    Poliomyelitis
    In 2011 as at January 13 2012, 57 cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) were recorded in 8 States, (namely Sokoto, kebbi, Kano, Jigawa, Yobe, Borno, Zamfara and Katsina) compared to 21 cases in 8 States for the same period in 2010. (Figure. 3 and Table 1).
    ...
    In 2010, (Jan Dec) 21 cases of wild poliovirus was recorded in 8 States while in 2009, 388 cases was recorded in 27 States.

    ...
    Ceribrospinal Meningitis
    A total of 5 suspected CSM cases and 0 death have been recorded between week 1 2 2012, but no laboratory confirmation. In the reporting week 2 2012, no case of CSM was reported

    ...
    Measles
    In the reporting week 2 2012, 60 suspected cases of measles, 7 deaths with CFR 11.7% were reported from 5 States. So far between weeks 1 2 2012, a total of 101 suspected measles cases, 7 deaths and CFR - 7% have been recorded.
    In 2011 a total of 27,737 suspected cases of measles and 194 deaths were recorded with 7,666 confirmed as at 6th January 2012


    Lassa Fever
    No new case of Lassa fever was reported in the reporting week 2 2012. Outbreaks of Lassa fever have been reported from 7 States between weeks 1 2 2012 with 27 suspected cases, 16 Laboratory confirmed and 9 deaths, CFR 33.3%. Please note that the discrepancy in the number of deaths from the previous week 1 report (i.e. total of 11 deaths in previous report and now total of 9 deaths) was due to an earlier report received from the one of the affected States which was later verified by the FMOH team during the field investigation conducted in the State.

    ...
    http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...h_Jan_2012.pdf
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    Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

    Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
    Federal Ministry of Health – Nigeria
    Issue: Volume 2 No. 3 27th January, 2012

    Summary
    Between weeks 1- 3 2012, a total of 15 suspected cases of Cholera with 1death (CFR 6.7&#37 have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 25 suspected cases were reported with 0 death. So far in 2012, a total of 201 suspected measles cases and 11 deaths (CFR, 5.5%) have been recorded. Lassa fever outbreaks have been recorded in 8 States between weeks 1-3 with 97 suspected cases, 28 laboratory confirmed and 13 deaths (CFR, 13.4%). Nigeria recorded 57 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 8 States in 2011 with 35 vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 10 States. So far in 2012, between weeks 1 – 3, no case of WPV has been recorded. Also no case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded between weeks 1 – 3 2012 and Nigeria had celebrated 3 consecutive years of Zero reporting of Guinea Worm Disease in the country in 2011.
    ...

    Cholera
    In the reporting week 2 (16th– 22nd January 2012), 10 suspected cases of cholera was reported with 1 death. A
    total of 15 suspected cases of Cholera have so far been recorded between weeks 1 – 3 2012 with 1 death, CFR 6.7% (Figure 1).
    ...

    Poliomyelitis
    So far as at 20th January 2012 no case of Wild Polio Virus has been recorded for 2012. In 2011 (as at January 20 2012), 57 cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) were recorded in 8 States (namely Sokoto, Kebbi, Kano, Jigawa, Yobe, Borno, Zamfara and Katsina) compared to 21 cases in 8 States for the same period in 2010 (Figure 3 and Table 2).
    ...

    Cerebrospinal Meningitis
    In the reporting week 3 2012, 12 suspected case of CSM was reported (Table 4)
    ...

    Measles
    In the reporting week 3 2012, 85 suspected cases of measles, 4 deaths with CFR 4.7% were reported from 15 States. So far between weeks 1 – 3 2012, a total of 201 suspected measles cases, 11 deaths and CFR – 5.5% have been recorded.
    ...

    Lassa Fever
    5.1 Seventy (70) suspected cases of Lassa fever, 11 Laboratory confirmed with 3 deaths were reported in the reporting week 3 2012. A total of 97 suspected Lassa fever, 28 Laboratory confirmed with 13 deaths (CFR 13.40%) have so far been recorded between weeks 1 – 3 2012 (Table 5).
    ...

    http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...h_Jan_2012.pdf
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    • #3
      Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

      Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
      Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
      Issue: Volume 2 No. 4 3rd February, 2012

      Summary
      Between weeks 1- 4 2012, a total of 23 suspected cases of Cholera with 1 death
      (CFR 4.3%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total
      of 43 suspected cases were reported with 1 death (CFR 2.3%). So far in 2012, a
      total of 400 suspected measles cases and 11 deaths (CFR, 2.8%) have been
      recorded. A total of 167 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 43 Laboratory confirmed
      and 17 deaths (CFR 10.2%) have been recorded in 8 States between weeks 1-4
      2012). Nigeria recorded 58 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 8 States in 2011 with 35
      vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 10 States. So far in 2012, between weeks 1
      4, no case of WPV has been recorded. Also no case of Guinea worm disease has
      been recorded between weeks 1 4 2012 and Nigeria had celebrated 3 consecutive
      years of Zero reporting of Guinea Worm Disease in the country in 2011
      ...

      Cholera
      In the reporting week 4 (23rd 29th January 2012), 8
      suspected cases of cholera was reported with 1 death. A
      total of 23 suspected cases of Cholera have so far been
      recorded between weeks 1 4 2012 with 1 death, CFR
      4.3% (Figure 1)
      ...

      Poliomyelitis
      No case of Wild Polio Virus has been recorded so far for 2012. In 2011 as at January 27 2012, 58
      cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) were recorded in 8 States, (namely Sokoto, kebbi, Kano, Jigawa,
      Yobe, Borno, Zamfara and Katsina) compared to 21 cases in 8 States in 2010 for the same
      period. (Figure. 3 and Table 2).
      ...

      Cerebrospinal Meningitis
      In the reporting week 4 2012,
      18 suspected case of CSM was reported with 1 death (Table 4).
      ...

      Measles
      In the reporting week 4 2012, 199 suspected cases of measles with 0 death were reported from 16
      States.**So far between weeks 1 4 2012, a total of 400 suspected measles cases, 11 deaths and
      CFR 2.8% have been recorded.*
      ...

      Lassa Fever
      Seventy (70) suspected cases of Lassa fever, 15 Laboratory confirmed with 4 deaths were reported in
      the reporting week 4 from Edo State.**A total of 167 suspected Lassa fever, 43 Laboratory confirmed
      with 17 deaths (CFR 10.18%) have so far been recorded between weeks 1 4 2012 (Table 5).*
      ...

      Yellow Fever
      There have been reports of suspected cases of yellow fever in Jigawa State (Auyo LGA*‐*1 case) and
      Cross River State (Abi LGA 1 case). Samples have been collected and forwarded to the Laboratory for
      confirmation.
      ...

      http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...Feb_2012_2.pdf
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      • #4
        Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

        Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
        Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
        Issue: Volume 2 No. 5 10th February, 2012


        Summary
        Between weeks 1- 5 2012, a total of 40 suspected cases of Cholera with 1death
        (CFR 2.5%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total
        of 59 suspected cases were reported with 1death (CFR 2.0%). So far in 2012, a
        total of 584 suspected measles cases and 13 deaths (CFR, 2.2%) have been
        recorded. A total of 196 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 51 Laboratory confirmed
        and 29 deaths (CFR 14.8%) have been recorded in 9 States between weeks 1-5
        2012. Nigeria recorded 60 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 8 States in 2011 with 35
        vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 10 States. So far in 2012, between weeks 1
        5, no case of WPV has been recorded. Also no case of Guinea worm disease has
        been recorded between weeks 1 5 2012 and Nigeria had celebrated 3 consecutive
        years of Zero reporting of Guinea Worm Disease in the country in 2011
        ...

        Cholera:
        In the reporting week 5 (30th January 5th February 2012), 14 suspected cases of cholera were reported with 0 death (Table 1). A total of 40 suspected cases of Cholera have so far been recorded between weeks 1 5
        2012 with 1 death, CFR 2.5% (Figure 1)
        ...

        Poliomyelitis:
        No case of Wild Polio Virus has been recorded so far for 2012.
        ...

        Cerebrospinal Meningitis:
        In the reporting week 5 2012, 16 suspected cases of CSM were reported with 0 death (Table 4)
        ...

        Measles:
        In the reporting week 5 2012, 154 suspected cases of measles with 0 death were reported from 22 States.
        ...

        Lassa Fever:
        1 In the reporting week 5 2012, 29 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 8 Laboratory confirmed with 12 deaths (CFR, 41.4%) were reported from 4 states (Taraba, Rivers, Nasarawa and Plateau).
        ...

        Yellow Fever:
        Laboratory investigation is still ongoing in the suspected cases of yellow fever in Jigawa State (Auyo LGA‐*1 case) and Cross River State (Abi LGA 1 case) with active surveillance
        ...
        http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...0_Feb_2012.pdf
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        • #5
          Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

          No report on the 17th, but this snippet on the 24th. No link to the full report was provided.

          Weekly Updates on Epidemics in Nigeria: as at 24th February, 2012
          Wednesday, 29 February 2012 06:32

          Federal Ministry of Health Weekly Epidemiology Report indicates that between weeks 1-7 2012, a total of 85 suspected cases of Cholera with 2 deaths (CFR 2 4%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 138 suspected cases were reported with 7 deaths (CFR 5 1%).

          So far in 2012, a total of 122 suspected measles cases and 16 deaths (CFR, 2 %) have been recorded A total of 455 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 9 Laboratory confirmed and 46 deaths (CFR 11%) have been recorded in 13 States between weeks 1-7 2012.

          Three (3) wild polio virus cases have been recorded in 2012 In 2011, Nigeria recorded 62 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 8 States with 35 vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 1 States No case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded between weeks 17 2012 and Nigeria had celebrated 3 consecutive years of Zero reporting of Guinea Worm Disease in the country in 2011.

          http://www.fmh.gov.ng/index.php/comp...-february-2012
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          • #6
            Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

            Again no link to a full report;

            Weekly Updates on Epidemics in Nigeria: as at 2nd March, 2012
            Tuesday, 06 March 2012 12:01
            Federal Ministry of Health Weekly Epidemiology Report indicates that between weeks 1- 8 2012, a total of 111 suspected cases of Cholera with 4 deaths (CFR 3.6%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 199 suspected cases were reported with 12 deaths (CFR 6.03%) and 5 Laboratory confirmed.

            So far in 2012, a total of 1454 suspected measles cases and 17 deaths (CFR, 2.0%) have been recorded. A total of 517 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 93 Laboratory confirmed and 51 deaths (CFR 10.0%) have been recorded in 15 States as at 2nd March 2012. Three (3) wild polio virus cases have been recorded in 2012. In 2011, Nigeria recorded 62 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 8 States with 35 vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 10 States.

            No case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded between weeks 1-8 2012 and Nigeria had celebrated 3 consecutive years of Zero reporting of Guinea Worm Disease in the country in 2011. Click here

            http://www.fmh.gov.ng/index.php/comp...2nd-march-2012
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            • #7
              Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

              Weekly Epidemiology Report
              Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC)
              Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
              Issue: Volume 2 No. 10 16th March, 2012

              Summary
              Between weeks 1- 10 2012, a total of 143 suspected cases of Cholera with 4
              deaths (CFR 2.8%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 347 suspected cases were reported with 20 deaths (CFR 5.76%) and 11 Laboratory confirmed. So far in 2012, a total of 2468 suspected measles cases and 37 deaths (CFR, 1.5%) have been recorded. A total of 610 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 104 Laboratory confirmed and 69 deaths (CFR 11.3%) have been recorded in 18 States as at 16th March 2012. Five (5) wild polio virus cases have been recorded in 2012. In 2011, Nigeria recorded 62 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 8 States with 35 vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 10 States. No case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded between weeks 1 10 2012 and Nigeria had celebrated 3 consecutive years of Zero reporting of Guinea Worm Disease in the country in 2011.

              ...

              Lassa Fever
              As at 16th March 2012 a total of 610 suspected Lassa fever cases, 104 Laboratory confirmed with 69 deaths (CFR 11.3%)have been recorded in 18 States (Table 1).In the reporting week 10 (2012), 81 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 6 Laboratory confirmed with 14 deaths (CFR, 17.3%) were recorded with Abia and Bauchi states being the newest States.
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              ...
              Cholera
              In the reporting week 10 (5th 11TH March 2012), 19 suspected cases of cholera were reported with 0 death (Table 2).

              ...
              Poliomyelitis
              In 2012, as at 9th March, 5 cases of Wild Polio Virus have been recorded in 5 States (namely Sokoto, Borno, Kaduna, Katsina and Zamfara States) compared to 6 cases in 3 States for the same period in 2011 (Figure 5). In 2011, 62 cases of wild poliovirus (WPV) were recorded in 8 States (namely Sokoto, kebbi, Kano, Jigawa, Yobe, Borno, Zamfara and Katsina) (Table 3)

              ...
              Cerebrospinal Meningitis:
              A total of 347 suspected CSM cases and 20 deaths (CFR 5.8%) have been recorded between weeks 1 10 2012, (Figure 6). In the reporting week 10 (2012), 55 suspected cases of CSM were reported with 1 laboratory confirmed and 4 deaths (Table 4)

              ...
              Measles
              In the reporting week 10 (2012), 414 suspected cases of measles with 1 Laboratory confirmed and 14 deaths were reported from 27 States. So far between weeks 1 10 2012, a total of 2468 suspected measles cases, 10 Laboratory confirmed and 37 deaths and CFR 1.5% have been recorded.

              ...
              Yellow Fever
              All the suspected Yellow fever cases reported earlier have been confirmed NEGATIVE by the laboratories.

              ...
              Guinea Worm Disease (GWD)
              Still awaiting the results of the 3 samples sent to CDC Atlanta for confirmation. 3 rumour reports received were from Oyo State in week 7 2012. No rumour report was received in week 10 2012 and no case of Guinea Worm Disease was identified in 2011. The Federal Ministry of Health had, on the 11th November 2011, celebrated 3 consecutive years of zero reporting of Guinea Worm Disease in Nigeria (Figure 6)

              ...
              http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...March_2012.pdf
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              • #8
                Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

                Weekly Updates on Epidemics in Nigeria: as at 23rd March, 2012
                Tuesday, 27 March 2012 11:29
                Federal Ministry of Health Weekly Epidemiology Report indicates that between weeks 1- 11 2012, a total of 162 suspected cases of Cholera with 4 deaths (CFR 2.5%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 420 suspected cases were reported with 25 deaths (CFR 6.0%) and 13 Laboratory confirmed. So far in 2012, a total of 2907 suspected measles cases and 47 deaths (CFR, 1.6%) have been recorded.

                A total of 675 suspected cases of Lassa fever have been reported from 19 States as at 23 rd March 2012 with 110 Laboratory confirmed and 72 deaths (CFR 10.7%). Twelve (12) wild polio virus cases have so far been recorded in 2012. In 2011, Nigeria recorded 62 wild polio virus (WPV) cases in 8 States with 35 vaccine derived polio virus (cVDPV2) in 10 States.

                No case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded between weeks 1-11 2012 and Nigeria had celebrated 3 consecutive years of Zero reporting of Guinea Worm Disease in the country in 2011.
                http://www.fmh.gov.ng/index.php/comp...3rd-march-2012
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                • #9
                  Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

                  Weekly Updates on Epidemics in Nigeria: as at 30th March, 2012
                  Wednesday, 04 April 2012 12:24
                  Federal Ministry of Health Weekly Epidemiology Report a total of 714 suspected cases of Lassa fever have been reported from 19 States as at 23 rd March 2012 with 110 Laboratory confirmed and 75 deaths (CFR 10.5%).

                  So far in 2012 as at 23rd March a total of 14 Wild Polio Virus (WPV) have been recorded. Between weeks 1- 12 2012, 175 suspected cases of Cholera with 4 deaths (CFR 2.3%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 482 suspected cases were reported with 28 deaths (CFR 6.0%) and 13 Laboratory confirmed.

                  So far in 2012, a total of 3378 suspected measles cases and 56 deaths (CFR, 1.7%) have been recorded. No case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded between weeks 1 12 2012.

                  http://www.fmh.gov.ng/index.php/comp...0th-march-2012
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                  • #10
                    Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

                    Weekly Updates on Epidemics in Nigeria: as at 13th April, 2012
                    Tuesday, 24 April 2012 14:57
                    Federal Ministry of Health Weekly Epidemiology Report indicates that a total of 818 suspected cases of Lassa fever have been reported from 19 States as at 13th April 2012 with 131 Laboratory confirmed and 84 deaths (CFR 10.3%).

                    So far in 2012 as at 6th April a total of 18 Wild Polio Virus (WPV) have been recorded in 8 States. Between weeks 1- 14 2012, 197 suspected cases of Cholera with 4 deaths (CFR 2.0%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 615 suspected cases were reported with 39 deaths (CFR 6.3%) and 20 Laboratory confirmed. So far in 2012, a total of 4522 suspected measles cases and 79 deaths (CFR, 1.75%) have been recorded. No case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded between weeks 1 14 2012.
                    http://www.fmh.gov.ng/index.php/comp...3th-april-2012
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                    • #11
                      Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

                      Weekly Updates on Epidemics in Nigeria: as at 20th April, 2012
                      Thursday, 26 April 2012 08:00
                      Federal Ministry of Health Weekly Epidemiology Report indicates that a total of 855 suspected cases of Lassa fever have been reported from 21 States as at 20th April 2012 with 136 Laboratory confirmed and 87 deaths (CFR 10.2%).

                      So far in 2012 as at 13th April a total of 20 Wild Polio Virus (WPV) have been recorded in 8 States. Between weeks 1- 15 2012, 212 suspected cases of Cholera with 4 deaths (CFR 2.0%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 678 suspected cases were reported with 45 deaths (CFR 6.3%) and 22 Laboratory confirmed. So far in 2012, a total of 4863 suspected measles cases and 81 deaths (CFR, 1.67%) have been recorded. No case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded between weeks 1-15 2012.
                      http://www.fmh.gov.ng/index.php/comp...0th-april-2012
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                      • #12
                        Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

                        Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)
                        Federal Ministry of Health Nigeria
                        Issue: Volume 2 No. 16 27th April, 2012

                        Summary
                        A total of 859 suspected cases of Lassa fever have been reported from 21 States as at
                        27th April 2012 with 139 Laboratory confirmed and 88 deaths (CFR 10.24%). So far in
                        2012 as at 20th April a total of 24 Wild Polio Virus (WPV) have been recorded in 10
                        States. Between weeks 1- 16 2012, 220 suspected cases of Cholera with 4 deaths
                        (CFR, 2.0%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of
                        721 suspected cases were reported with 47 deaths (CFR, 6.5%) and 22 Laboratory
                        confirmed. So far in 2012, a total of 5104 suspected measles cases and 82 deaths
                        (CFR, 1.61%) have been recorded. No case of Guinea worm disease has been
                        recorded between weeks 1 16 2012

                        ...
                        Lassa Fever
                        1.1. As at 27th April 2012 a total of 859 suspected Lassa fever cases, 139 Laboratory confirmed with 88 deaths
                        (CFR 10.2%) have been recorded from 32 LGA in 21 States (Figure 1 & 2).
                        1.2. In the reporting week 16 (2012), 4 suspected cases of Lassa fever, 1
                        death (CFR 25%) with 3
                        Laboratory confirmed were recorded from 2 States namely Edo and Bauchi States (Table 1)

                        ...
                        Poliomyelitis
                        2.1. In 2012, as at 20th April, 24 cases of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) have been recorded in 10 States (namely
                        Sokoto, Borno, Kaduna, Katsina, Jigawa, Bauchi, Yobe, Zamfara, Niger and Kano States) compared to
                        10 cases in 4 States for the same period in 2011 (Figure 3). In 2011, 62 cases of wild poliovirus (WPV)
                        were recorded in 8 States (namely Sokoto, kebbi, Kano, Jigawa, Yobe, Borno, Zamfara and Katsina)
                        (Table 2)

                        ...
                        Cerebrospinal Meningitis
                        3.1. A total of 721 suspected CSM cases and 47 deaths (CFR, 6.6%) have been recorded between
                        weeks 1 16 2012, (Figure 4). In the reporting week 16 (2012), 32 suspected cases of CSM were
                        reported with 1 deaths (Table 3)
                        3.2. Between wk 10 wk 14 three LGAs crossed either alert or epidemic threshold. No LGA
                        crossed the alert/epidemic threshold in wk 16.
                        3.3. Twenty two (22) cases have so far been laboratory confirmed with W135 identified in 4
                        States namely Gombe, Jigawa, Taraba and Zamfara States.

                        ...
                        Cholera
                        4.1. In the reporting week 15 (16th 22nd April 2012), 8 suspected cases of cholera were reported
                        with 0 death (Table 4). A total of 220 suspected cases of Cholera have so far been recorded
                        between weeks 1 16, 2012 with 4 deaths, CFR 2.0%

                        ...
                        Measles
                        5.1. In the reporting week 16 (2012), 193 suspected cases of measles and 1 death were reported
                        from 24 States. So far between weeks 1 16 2012, a total of 5104 suspected measles cases,
                        82 deaths (CFR 1.6%), with 105 Laboratory confirmed have been recorded.

                        ...
                        http://www.fmh.gov.ng/images/stories...April_2012.pdf
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                        • #13
                          Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

                          Weekly Updates on Epidemics in Nigeria: as at 4th May, 2012
                          Tuesday, 08 May 2012 15:19
                          A total of 866 suspected cases of Lassa fever have been reported from 21 States as at 4th May 2012 with 143 Laboratory confirmed and 92 deaths (CFR 10.6%).

                          So far in 2012 as at 27th April a total of 27 Wild Polio Virus (WPV) have been recorded in 10 States. Between weeks 1- 17 2012, 229 suspected cases of Cholera with 4 deaths (CFR 1.75%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total of 748 suspected cases were reported with 48 deaths (CFR 6.42%) and 22 Laboratory confirmed.

                          So far in 2012, a total of 5385 suspected measles cases and 83 deaths (CFR, 1.54%) have been recorded. No case of Guinea worm disease has been recorded between weeks 1 17 2012.
                          http://www.fmh.gov.ng/index.php/comp...t-4th-may-2012
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                          • #14
                            Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

                            Issue: Volume 2 No. 18
                            11th May, 2012

                            Summary
                            A total of 869 suspected cases of Lassa fever have been reported from 22 States as
                            at 11th May 2012 with 143 Laboratory confirmed and 92 deaths (CFR 10.6&#37. So far
                            in 2012 as at 4th May a total of 27 Wild Polio Virus (WPV) have been recorded in 10
                            States. Between weeks 1- 18 2012, 238 suspected cases of Cholera with 4 deaths
                            (CFR 1.68%) have been recorded, while for Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM), a total
                            of 774 suspected cases were reported with 50 deaths (CFR 6.46%) and 22
                            Laboratory confirmed. So far in 2012, a total of 5683 suspected measles cases and
                            83 deaths (CFR, 1.46%) have been recorded. No case of Guinea worm disease has
                            been recorded between weeks 1 – 18 2012

                            ...
                            Lassa Fever
                            In the reporting week 18 (2012), 3 suspected cases with 0 death were reported in 3 LGAs in 3
                            States.
                            ...

                            Poliomyelitis
                            In 2012, as at 4th May, 27 cases of Wild Polio Virus (WPV) have been recorded in 10 States (namely
                            Sokoto, Borno, Kaduna, Katsina, Jigawa, Bauchi, Yobe, Zamfara, Niger and Kano States) compared
                            to 12 cases in 4 States for the same period in 2011
                            Nigeria contributes up to 90% of polio burden in AFRO with 97 confirmed polio cases (CPC) in 12
                            States week 1 – 52 and 27 CPC in 10 States from week 1 – 18 in 2011 and 2012 respectively (Table
                            2).
                            ...

                            Cerebrospinal Meningitis
                            In the reporting week 18 (2012), 25 suspected cases
                            of CSM were reported with 2 deaths, CFR 8% (Table 3, Figure 5).
                            ...

                            Cholera
                            In the reporting week (week 18), 9 suspected Cholera cases with 0 death were reported by
                            Igabi and Kaduna South LGAs (Kaduna State) (Table 5). No confirmed cases so far.
                            ...

                            Measles
                            In the reporting week 18 (2012), 295 suspected cases of measles were reported from 20
                            States. So far between weeks 1 – 18 2012, a total of 5683 suspected measles cases, 83
                            deaths (CFR 1.46%), with 363 Laboratory confirmed have been recorded.
                            ...
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                              Re: Nigeria: Epidemiology reports 2012

                              The Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health homepage is displaying the following message, but, unfortunately none of the embedded links lead anywhere...

                              Weekly Updates on Epidemics in Nigeria: as at 18th May, 2012
                              So far in 2012 as at 11th May a total of 30 Wild Polio Virus (WPV) and one circulating Vaccine-derived Polio Virus (CVDPV2) have been recorded in 10 States.

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