FG announces outbreak of strange disease, deploys experts, vaccines

17 March 2017

The Federal Government says it has deployed epidemiologists and vaccines to arrest the outbreak of a new a strain of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis (CSM) in parts of the country.

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Court fines NAFDAC over negligence concerning Coke, Fanta, Sprite danger

14 March 2017

Except the judgement is appealed, the Nigeria Bottling Company, manufacturers of Fanta and Sprite drinks should henceforth include a warning that the content cannot betaken with Vitamin C.

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2 surgeons including a Nigerian removes a baby from the womb and puts her back after treating tumor

22 October 2016

Margaret Boemer went for a routine ultrasound 16 weeks into her pregnancy with her third child. She quickly found out that things were far from routine.

"They saw something on the scan, and... Read More...

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Sh..t can happen anywhere as surgeons in a US hospital removes kidney from wrong patient

17 October 2016

A hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts, St Vincent Hospital, has received backlash after surgeons mistakenly removed a kidney from the wrong patient after they did not follow proper patient... Read More...

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Over 2 million Nigerians receiving HIV treatment - IHVN

13 October 2016

The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria has disclosed that more than 2.3 million Nigerians are undergoing HIV testing and treatment in different parts of the country.

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6 people die of diarrhoea, others hospitalised in Lagos, traced to abacha meal

23 September 2016

Not less than six people have died of diarrhoea in Lagos State. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris who made the revelation in Lagos said that so far, a total of 45 cases of diarrhoea have... Read More...

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Lassa fever outbreak: 55 persons under watch in Delta state

02 September 2016

The Delta State Government has declared 55 persons put under surveillance following the death of a doctor who was admitted in a private hospital in Asaba, the state capital, and thereafter died in... Read More...

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Lassa fever fear in Anambra state as doctor dies due to virus

19 August 2016

A fresh outbreak of Lassa fever in Anambra State has raised fear in the minds of residents in the State, when a medical doctor was confirmed dead as a result of the virus.

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Nigeria has not fully overcome Ebola, Lassa, others - expert

11 August 2016

Concerned that Africa, particularly Nigeria, is still vulnerable to emerging epidemics such as the Ebola Virus Disease, Lassa fever, Zika virus and others, a public health expert based in the... Read More...

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Federal government doles out N420m to each of the 36 states for healthcare

08 August 2016

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The Federal Government has released the sum of N420 million to each of the 36 states across the country and the Federal Capital Territory to revitalise the Primary... Read More...

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