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NCDC Confirms 42 New Cases Of COVID-19

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has confirmed 42 additional COVID-19 infections in the country in two weeks, with Lagos State recording 27 cases. The NCDC made this known via its official...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

COVID-19: WHO Says Sequencing Remains Vital To Tracking Spread Of New Variants

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says sequencing remains vital to detecting and tracking the emergence and spread of new variants of COVID-19, such as XBB.1.5. Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General said this at an online...

Buhari’s Assent To Mental Health Bill Major Leap To Healthcare Delivery – Prof. Igwe

Neuropsychiatrist, Prof. Monday Igwe, has described the signing of the Mental Health Bill into Law by President Muhammadu Buhari as a “major leap in the administration of mental healthcare service delivery in Nigeria.” Igwe who is also...
Coronavirus Could Kill 190,000 In Africa, WHO Warns

COVID-19: China Infection Surge On Agenda At WHO Meeting

World Health Organisation (WHO) has met with COVID-19 experts to discuss the current surge in the virus in China and to offer WHO’s expertise and further support on the situation. WHO, in a statement, stated...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

COVID-19: China Infection Surge On Agenda At WHO Meeting

World Health Organisation (WHO) has met with COVID-19 experts to discuss the current surge in the virus in China and to offer WHO’s expertise and further support on the situation. WHO, in a statement, stated...
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NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians On Existence Of Fake COVID-19 Test Kits

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has notified Nigerians about counterfeit COVID-19 Antigen rapid test kits in circulation. The notification is contained in a NAFDAC public alert released to journalists on Sunday...
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Expert Recommends Consumption Of More Fruits, Vegetables To Low-Income Earners

A Nutritionist and Dietician, Dr. Folake Samuel, says there is need for low-income earners to consume more fruits and vegetables as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Samuel, also the Local Principal Investigator, Department...

Lagos Health Commissioner Urges Doctors To Leverage Brain Drain Opportunities

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has urged the Nigerian doctors and medical practitioners to leverage on the opportunities abound in brain drain syndrome to improve themselves. Abayomi gave the advice at...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

WHO Tasks Public Health Journalists On Evidence-Informed Service To Nigerians

The World Health Organization(WHO), has urged Association of Nigeria Health Journalists (ANHEJ), on the need to provide more evidence-informed service to Nigerians. Dr. Walter Mulombo, WHO Country Representative, Nigeria, said this on Thursday in Akwanga,...
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Medicine Dealers Docked Over Alleged Importation Of Fake Drugs

National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC), on Wednesday, arraigned some medicine dealers before a Federal High Court in Lagos over alleged importation of fake drugs. The defendants are: Bernard Chinweuba, 47;...

Why Bleaching Creams Are Dangerous — NAFDAC

The National Agency for Food and Drug administration and Control (NAFDAC) has tasked media officers to assist in disseminating to Nigerians the dangers associated with bleaching creams. The acting Director-General of the agency, Dr. Monica...
WHO Warns Against Use Of Masks During Exercise

WHO Reports 90% Drop In COVID-19 Deaths Since Last Winter

The number of COVID-19 deaths has fallen sharply since last winter, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Earlier, some 9,400 COVID-19-related deaths were reported worldwide, WHO chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus, reported in Geneva on Wednesday. He...

Dermatologist Says Armpit Has Inherent Odour; It Is Normal

Mrs Ronke Adeniran, a Dermatologist, says armpits have an inherent odour that is normal due to apocrine and eccrine glands. She said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in...

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