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WACS, Kebbi Free Surgical Outreach Ends, Records 95 Percent Coverage Success

WACS, Kebbi Free Surgical Outreach Ends, Records 95 Percent Coverage Success

Health February 16, 2020 at 4:49 pm 0 comments

The free surgical medical outreach program , a partnership program between the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) and Kebbi State Government which had commenced on 9th of February, 2020 targetting 200 patients has finally ended on Saturday, 15th of February,

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Coronavirus: China begins daily disinfection of Wuhan City

Coronavirus: China begins daily disinfection of Wuhan City

Health, World News February 9, 2020 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

The Chinese government on Sunday started to disinfect the city of Wuhan twice a day to beef up efforts in containing outbreak of the deadly novel coronavirus.
Wuhan is the epicenter of the virus outbreak in central China’s Hubei Province.
Also, more medical teams are arriving in virus-hit Wuhan to

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Lassa fever: Enugu begins massive sensitization

Lassa fever: Enugu begins massive sensitization

Health February 8, 2020 at 7:10 pm 0 comments

The Enugu State Government has commenced massive sensitisation step-down on Lassa fever in the 17 local government areas (LGAs) of the state.
The state has so far recorded four cases of the disease with two deaths.
Dr George Ugwu, the Executive Secretary of Enugu State Primary Healthcare Centres Development Agency

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India reports first case of coronavirus

India reports first case of coronavirus

Health January 30, 2020 at 11:18 am 0 comments

India officials on Thursday announced the first case of the deadly coronavirus in the country, after a patient in the southern state of Kerala tested positive.
The virus originated in China and has so far killed 170.
“The patient was a student at Wuhan University in China. The patient is

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Coronavirus: All hands must be on deck to nip it in the bud – NCDC

Coronavirus: All hands must be on deck to nip it in the bud – NCDC

Health January 28, 2020 at 8:11 pm 0 comments

This coronavirus is no joke. The Chinese authorities last night quarantined the city of Wuhan where this thing started and is circulating. That’s 11 million people shut down and isolated. Only the Chinese can do that. Let’s hope it works.
Meanwhile hundreds and thousands of Chinese, maybe millions, will also

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Lagos govt alerts public on Coronavirus

Lagos govt alerts public on Coronavirus

Health January 23, 2020 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

The Lagos State Government has alerted its citizens on the spread of novel Coronavirus (nCoV) which, according to it, is currently raging in China and has been reported in other parts of the world, causing no fewer than nine deaths.
According to the the State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin

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