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COVID-19: NCDC confirms 418 additional infections, no death

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has confirmed 418 additional COVID-19 infections across 12 states of the federation, as the country’s infections surged...

United States donates 2.5 million Pfizer vaccines to Nigeria

A donation of 2.5 million Pfizer vaccine doses was announced by the US government this week. The US Embassy in Nigeria on December 9, 2021,...

LASG, USAID SIGN MOU TO IMPROVE WATER MANAGEMENT, SANITATION SERVICES

Lagos State Government and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to improve access to safe water,...

Five Dead As Cholera Outbreak Hits Bayelsa

 Bayelsa State has recorded an outbreak of cholera epidemic as five persons have been confirmed dead from the disease in Ofoni in the Sagbama...

Saudi Arabia Bans Flights from Nigeria over Omicron Fears

The Saudi Arabian government has suspended all incoming flights and entry to the Kingdom for non Saudi nationals coming directly or indirectly from Nigeria...

Vaccinated Nigerian should still observe preventive measures, says NMA

Nigerian Medical Association President Prof Innocent Ujah has warned vaccinated Nigerians against abandoning measures to prevent COVID-19 infection. Speaking at the 11th Annual Symposium of...

COVID-19 Worst Crisis for Children in 75 years History, Says UNICEF

COVID-19 is the worst crisis the United Nations Children’s Agency (UNICEF) has seen in its 75 years history, the agency said in a report...

5 dead as Bayelsa confirms cholera outbreak

Dr Pabara Igwele, the Commissioner for Health, who confirmed this on Thursday in Yenagoa, said that five persons had so far died of the...

President Muhammadu Buhari Opens African Medical Centre of Excellence in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari launched the African Medical Centre of Excellence with a groundbreaking ceremony in Abuja on Tuesday. The African Medical Centre of Excellence is...

Osinabjo: Use of charcoal, kerosene for cooking kill 100,000 Nigerians annually

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says about 100,000 Nigerians die annually as a result of “inefficient cooking practices using polluting stoves paired with solid fuels...

Omicron: We Are Researching To Detect Variant, Causes ― Chrisland University

The authorities of Chrisland University, Abeokuta, has said that laboratory researches are ongoing to detect various variants and other types of method to detect...

Minister calls for strengthened health systems to weather the storm of new and future pandemics

ABUJA, Nigeria, December 7, 2021/APO Group/ -- Nigeria’s   Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has urged delegates to the special National Council on Health...

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