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COVID-19: Nigeria’s Cases Surge Again, As Infections Contract In Lagos

Nigeria’s latest surge in coronavirus infections gathered pace on Wednesday with new confirmed cases…

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Teaching Hospitals’ Debt to Drug Manufacturers Hits N30bn — PSN

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, on Wednesday raised the alarm over what it described as …

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FG Approves N8.5bn for Medical Research, Others

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari(retd.), has approved N8.5 billion naira for the conduc…

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Bauchi Vaccinates 1.5 Million Residents against Cholera

Bauchi State Government has begun the vaccination of 1.5 million residents of the state against chol…

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US To Send 10 Million Doses of COVID-19 Vaccines to Nigeria, South Africa

The United States has said it will ship nearly 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Nigeria and …

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COVID-19 Deaths Jump By 21% in One Week, WHO Laments

The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, raised the alarm that the global number of coronavir…

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COVID-19: Nigeria Surges To Highest In Over 4 Months With 404 Cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced that 404 additional COVID-19 infections …

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Cholera: Nigeria Confirms 526 Deaths, 22,130 Suspected Cases In FCT, 18 States

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has announced that 526  persons have died from cholera…

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ISN Seeks Recognition, Reward for Medical Laboratory Scientists

The Director, ISN Products Nigeria Limited, Mr Felix Ofungwu, has advocated recognition and reward f…

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CMD Seeks Support To Develop Health Facilities

The Chief Medical Director, Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti, Prof. Adekunle Ajayi, has urged in…

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Academy of Medicine Specialties to Inaugurate 136 Fellows

No fewer than 136 fellows would be inaugurated on Thursday by the Academy of Medicine Specialties of…

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Cholera Kills 22 In Plateau, 1,244 Infected

Plateau State Government has disclosed that 22 people have died out of the 1,244 confirmed cholera c…

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COVID-19: NCDC Records 213 New Infections, 2 Deaths

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) recorded 213 additional new cases of COVID-19, bringing th…

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Pharmacists Seek Technological Revolution in Nigeria’s Pharma Sector

Nigerian pharmacists have called for technological enhancement of local drug production towards adva…

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COVID-19: NAFDAC Waives Registration Fee for MSME Operators in 2020 — Adeyeye

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, no less than 200 operators of Micro Small and Medium Enterpris…

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UCTH Alleges Interns Threatening CMD, Hospital’s Peace

The Management of the University of Calabar Teaching Hospital has raised the alarm over threats to t…

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WHO Raises Fresh Safety Concerns About Janssen, AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccines

The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, raised fresh safety concerns about Janssen and Astra…

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MDCAN Threatens Strike, Gives FG 21-Day Ultimatum

Medical education and clinical services in teaching hospitals may be disrupted if the Federal Govern…

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NCDC: 69 Die of COVID-19 in 11 Weeks

Few infections this month was more than those recorded in May and June combined, according to the ep…

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80% of Emergencies Brought To LASUTH Not Tertiary Cases – CMD

The Chief Medical Director of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, Ikeja, Prof. Adetokunbo …

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