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Lassa Fever: Fresh Update From Ondo State

Lassa Fever: Fresh Update From Ondo State

Ondo state governor Rotimi Akeredolu has met with traditional rulers in Owo as part of efforts to checkmate the scourge of Lassa Fever in the southwest state.

16 Persons Die Of Lassa Fever In Ondo

16 Persons Die Of Lassa Fever In Ondo

The Ondo State Government has said that sixteen people have been confirmed killed as a result of Lassa Fever outbreak in the Southwest state.

Fresh Outbreak Of Corona Virus Spreads In China

Fresh Outbreak Of Corona Virus Spreads In China

An outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has spread to more cities, Chinese authorities said on Monday, as the number of patients tripled.

Fresh Outbreak Of Lassa Fever Recorded In Ondo

Fresh Outbreak Of Lassa Fever Recorded In Ondo

A fresh outbreak of Lassa fever has been recorded in Ondo State that has left scores of persons hospitalised, Concise News reports.

Lassa Fever Kills 14, Infects 82 In Seven States

Lassa Fever Kills 14, Infects 82 In Seven States

Lassa fever has killed 14 persons, infected 82 others in Ondo, Edo, Ebonyi, Taraba, Plateau, Bauchi and Ogun, according to latest data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

Nigerians Express Concern Following NAFDAC’s Alert On Using Paracetamol For Food Preparation

Nigerians Express Concern Following NAFDAC’s Alert On Using Paracetamol For Food Preparation

Following recent alert by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) on the use of paracetamol tablets in food preparation,  some Nigerians have expressed shock and disappointment.

Multiple Sexual Partners Increase Risk Of Cervical Cancer- NGO

Multiple Sexual Partners Increase Risk Of Cervical Cancer- NGO

The Save Our Future Now Foundation, an NGO, says that women with multiple sexual partners have higher risks of cervical cancer.

Global Fund HIV: Health Minister Explains Three Coordination Pillars

Global Fund HIV: Health Minister Explains Three Coordination Pillars

Nigeria's Minister of State for Health, Adeleke Mamora, has stressed the importance of the three pillars of trust, confidence and accountability as regards coordination and delivery of Global Fund in the country.

Don’t Clean Ears With Sharp Objects, Doctor Warns

Don’t Clean Ears With Sharp Objects, Doctor Warns

Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat consultant Dr Chike Ofoegbu has advised against the use of sharp objects in cleaning the ears, to avoid disruption of its normal function.

Disease Control: Nigerian Agency Activates Three Laboratories

Disease Control: Nigerian Agency Activates Three Laboratories

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has activated three laboratories to test disease outbreak samples.

Polio: District Head Tasks Traditional Institutions

Polio: District Head Tasks Traditional Institutions

Tudun Wada District Head, Muhammed Ibrahim, has urged traditional institutions and government authorities in Nigeria to partner towards eradicating polio.

Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike In Ondo

Doctors Begin Indefinite Strike In Ondo

Resident doctors working at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital in Ondo and Akure have embarked on indefinite strike, over unpaid salaries.

Benue Govt Take Baby With Heart Disease Abroad For Treatment

Benue Govt Take Baby With Heart Disease Abroad For Treatment

The Benue State Government has pledged to fund the treatment of a seven-month-old boy, Master Verse Asaar, born with a hole in his heart abroad.

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