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Yellow Fever: Enugu Set To Vaccinate 922,464 Residents

Yellow Fever: Enugu Set To Vaccinate 922,464 Residents

Health November 20, 2020 at 8:20 am 0 comments

TO contain the spread of yellow fever in Enugu State, the government, on Thursday announced that it had commenced vaccination of 922,463 residents in the three council areas, where outbreak had been confirmed.
Executive Secretary, Enugu State Primary Health Care Development Agency

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3,073 Hospitalised For COVID-19, Lagos Logs 142 New Cases

3,073 Hospitalised For COVID-19, Lagos Logs 142 New Cases

Health November 19, 2020 at 10:01 am 0 comments

There are now 3,073 Nigerians hospitalised for COVID-19, latest data by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control(NCDC) showed.
Lagos, which reported 142 new cases on Wednesday has more has 1,306 on admission, more than 30 percent of the total.
Oyo followed with 390 cases and FCT Abuja comes third with

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Strange Disease Hits Oyo; 11 Reportedly Dead

Strange Disease Hits Oyo; 11 Reportedly Dead

Health November 10, 2020 at 8:49 am 0 comments

A strange disease has killed at least 11 persons in Lagelu Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Residents of Lagelu LGA said the first case was recorded at Ariku village, where five people had, so far, been reported dead.
It was learned that the disease later spread to Lagun village

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Nigeria records Zero COVID-19 death in 24 hours

Nigeria records Zero COVID-19 death in 24 hours

Health September 25, 2020 at 9:16 am 0 comments

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said no death occurred in the last 24-hours, as the country recorded 125 new cases of COVID-19.
The NCDC made this known on its official twitter handle on Thursday night.
According to the agency, Nigeria now has 57, 849 infections.
The agency said

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BREAKING: Resident doctors suspend nationwide strike

BREAKING: Resident doctors suspend nationwide strike

Health September 10, 2020 at 8:44 pm 0 comments

Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors have suspended their industrial action.
The association’s President , Aliyu Sokomba , confirmed this on Thursday evening.
Sokomba, however, said that notwithstanding the suspension of the industrial action, negotiations with Federal Government will continue on Friday morning.
The PUNCH gathered that the

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Nigeria now has over 55,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

Nigeria now has over 55,000 confirmed coronavirus cases

Health September 7, 2020 at 8:16 am 0 comments

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Sunday night, announced 100 new COVID-19 cases.
The new cases were reported from 10 states – Lagos (39), FCT (22), Kaduna (19), Oyo (7), Ebonyi (6), Edo (3), Katsina (1), Ekiti (1), Bauchi (1), Nasarawa (1)
It brought the total in the

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