US President Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19, the White House said Thursday.
Marburg is a highly infectious viral haemorrhagic fever in the same family as the more well-known Ebola virus disease.
The WHO has reported two suspected cases of Marburg Virus Disease in Ghana
Nasarawa State in Nigeria’s North-Central has recorded six confirmed cases of monkeypox disease in two local government areas of the state since the outbreak of the disease in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged Nigeria’s commitment to an international legally binding instrument to reduce the menace of marine plastic pollution from land-based sources and activities. Buhari also congratulated the
Reconstruct Nigerian Drainages with Proper Sewer Systems to Combat Malaria, Generate Electricity – Francis Nwapa
A pest control specialist and malaria advocate, Mr Francis Nwapa has called on the government at all levels to reconstruct the drainages with appropriate sewer systems in place to combat
Ekweremadu Should Have Obtained Clearance from NAPTIP to Travel with Kidney Donor – Ex-DG of Trafficking Watchdog
Former Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has stated that a former President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu and his
The Kwara State Government in Nigeria’s North-Central region said it has recorded the first case of monkey pox disease in the state. The state commissioner for Health, Dr. Raji Rasaq
Nearly 500 Yoga enthusiasts from all walks of life, Nigerian dignitaries, Heads of Diplomatic Missions, Members of diplomatic corps, Indian community and friends from Media trooped to the High Commission
The tobacco industry in Nigeria is allegedly exploiting social networking platforms to promote and market its products in contravention of provisions of the National Tobacco Control Act 2015 and its
Nigeria’s federal government on Monday said the country has been able to fully vaccinate 21,236,404 of its eligible population with COVID-19 vaccine. Speaking at a ministerial press briefing organised by
As the world marks another World Blood Donor Day on June 14, a day set aside to create global sensitisation on the need for safe blood and blood products for
The United States late Friday rescinded a 17-month-old requirement that people arriving in the country by air test negative for COVID-19, a move that follows intense lobbying by airlines and
Nigeria’s federal government has said consumption of unsafe or contaminated food was causing the country and other low income economies estimated $95 billion in productivity decline. The Minister of Health,
Deaths on the African continent from Covid-19 are expected to fall by nearly 94 per cent in 2022 compared to last year, modelling by WHO has shown. Last year was
The Edo State Government has said the telemedicine programme it plan to launch today in partnership with the Association of Nigeria Physicians in the Americas (ANPA) would improve access to
Nigeria’s federal government on Thursday said despite significant progress made in the fight against tuberculosis (TB) epidemic in the country, there were still over 200,000 new tuberculosis infections occurring every
Nigeria Seeks Vaccine to Halt Spread of Monkeypox, Denies Russia’s Allegation of Having Laboratories with Virus
Nigeria’s federal government on Tuesday revealed that it was collaborating with the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United States Centre for Disease Control to see how Nigeria would access
Russia is urging the WHO leadership to investigate the activities of US-funded Nigerian laboratories in Abuja, Zaria and Lagos, Chief of Russian Radiation, Chemical and Biological Protection Force Igor Kirillov
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