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COVID-19: Osun Rep, Wole Oke seeks Buhari’s approval of N5bn for Osun to fight spreading pandemic

COVID-19

Following the rising number of Coronavirus pandemic cases in Osun, a member of the House of Representatives from the State, Wole Oke has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the sum of N5 billion for the purchase of necessary equipment to fight the disease.

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COVID-19 death: LUTH not shut down says Prof Adeyemo

By Chioma Obinna Contrary to speculations in some quarters that the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, has been shut down following the death of a COVID-19 patient, the management of the hospital Saturday debunked the rumour, saying “the hospital is open and working” Debunking the rumour in a telephone chat  with Vanguard, the institution’s Chairman
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COVID-19: South Africa to conduct mass community testing ― Minister

Nigeria under attack by two epidemics

What should a country that is caught between two tribulations do? Should it stick to the one that it is familiar with or should it engage the one it has never tried? Nigeria is caught between two debilitating disease epidemics – Lassa fever and coronavirus disease 2019 a.k.a COVID-19. To millions of Nigerians, Lassa fever is a “home disease”.

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Nigeria and new economic status in Africa

Nigeria under attack by two epidemics

What should a country that is caught between two tribulations do? Should it stick to the one that it is
familiar with or should it engage the one it has never tried? Nigeria is caught between two debilitating disease epidemics – Lassa fever and coronavirus disease 2019 a.k.a COVID-19. To millions of Nigerians, Lassa fever is a “home disease”. The COVID-19 – a deadly viral disease that has sickened more than one million worldwide and killed more than 50,000, is the newcomer.

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Lassa fever deaths in Nigeria rise to 185

Lassa fever deaths in Nigeria rise to 185

By Chioma Obinna Amidst the outbreak of Coronavirus disease, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, disclosed that deaths from the Lassa fever outbreak in the country have hits 185. The Centre in its Week 13 situation report noted that Nigeria has been battling Lassa fever outbreak since the beginning of the year with 951 confirmed
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Buhari appoints Dr Edet as Medical Director for Calabar Psychiatric Hospital

Buhari appoints Dr Edet as Medical Director for Calabar Psychiatric Hospital

Dr Shehu for FMC Jalingo By Johnbosco Agbakwuru PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Bassey Eyo Edet as the Medical Director, Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, Cross River State and Dr Aisha Shehu Adamu, as the Medical Director Federal Medical Centre, Jalingo, Taraba State. The appointments were contained in a statement issued by the
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Rotavirus, Vaccination

Rotavirus vaccination: ‘160,000 children risk death annually’

By Dayo Johnson, Akure A Professor of Microbial Pathology/Infectious Disease, Michael Odimayo, has said that incorporating rotavirus vaccination into the National Programme on Immunization this year, will prevent about 160,000 childhood deaths annually in the country. Odimayo said this while delivering the first inaugural lecture themed: Turning the tides against infectious diseases: The microbial pathologist’s nexus,
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