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Measles, Whooping Cough Kill 3 Children In Jigawa

No fewer than three children have died of measles and whooping cough in three villages of Babura local government area of Jigawa. The council’s head of water...

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Guinea Monitoring 816 Ebola Contacts Following Flare-up

Guinea’s Ebola coordination unit has traced an estimated 816 people in contact with victims of the disease or their corpses during a recent flare-up in a village in...

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First Case Of Zika Virus Detected In South Korea After Trip To Brazil

The Korea Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) on Tuesday said the first case of the Zika virus was detected in South Korea from a man having travelled to...

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WHO To Support Cape Verde In Managing Zika Virus

Responding to a request from the Ministry of Health in Cape Verde, the UN World Health Organisation (WHO) is sending a team to the country with joint participation of...

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10 Amazing Health Benefits of Okro

The vegetable okra (okro) is a popular one and it is included in many diets. Being a vegetable, it is obvious that okro is healthy and should be included in your menu....

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Angola’s Yellow Fever Death Toll Rises To 158 – WHO

A yellow fever outbreak in Angola that began late last year has killed 158 people, up from 50 a month ago, as deaths from the disease transmitted by mosquitoes...

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Diarrhea Outbreak Kills 30 In Imo

No fewer than 30 children have so far died in Imo State as a result of fresh outbreak of diarrhea which is said to be relatively common in the 637 autonomous communities...

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Ebonyi Earmarks N250m To Fight Lasa Fever

Ebonyi State Government has earmarked over N250 million to fight Lassa fever epidemic in the state. Last week, Governor David Umahi declared a state of emergency in the...

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Lassa Fever Hits Kaduna, Kills Pregnant Woman, Doctor, 1 Other

Reports have it that a pregnant woman and two health workers have been confirmed dead following the outbreak  of Lassa fever in Kaduna. The three people including a...

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British Nurse Who Recovered From Ebola Back In Hospital Again

A Scottish nurse, who recovered from Ebola but then suffered life-threatening complications from the virus persisting in her brain, has been admitted to hospital for a...

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Genes, Bugs And Radiation: WHO Backs New Weapons In Zika Fight

The World Health Organisation (WHO), has urged countries fighting the Zika virus to consider new ways to fight disease-carrying mosquitoes, including testing the release...

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Faceoff: FG Health Workers To Down Tools

The health sector is heading for an imminent crisis as the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) have vowed to...

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