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Hospitals in Kenya Have Been Injecting People With Water Instead of the Vaccine

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Buhari embarks on a 2-weeks ”routine” medical check-up on Tuesday

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In a bid to discourage smoking among citizens, the federal government has increased the tax on tobacco products including shisha and cigarettes from 20 percent to 30 percent. Announcing the increase is Olorunnimbe Mamora, minister of state for health, who made this known on Tuesday at a media briefing in Abuja in commemoration of the …

Following the launch of the Phase III of the Mother Infant and Child (MICHD) programme, the Lagos state government has flagged off the distribution of food packs to indigent pregnant women from five local governments. The distribution with took place at Epe, witnessed the beneficiaries from the following local governments and LCDAs ; Epe LG …

The Lagos state government through the Office of Civic Engagement, headed by Special Adviser, Office of Civic Engagement, Princess Aderemi Adebowale has commenced the distribution of support packs to 57o select pregnant women under the Mother Infant and Child (MICHD) Development Programme, launched by Mr. Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on the 22nd of September, 2021. …

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), says it has impounded 120 tons of dangerous animal hides and skins, popularly known as ‘ponmo’, have been seized. The consification was made public through a statement issued on Sunday by the Director General of the agency, Mojisola Adeyeye who also said the agency …

A major breakthrough has occurred in the cure for HIV as a woman, referred to as ‘The New York patient’ for the sake of privacy, has reportedly become the first female to be cured of the disease. The development was made public on Tuesday at a ‘Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections’, held virtually. According …

As the spread of the new Omicron Covid-19 varian continues to spread, the World Health Organisation says cases of the New variant have now been reported in at least 23 countries. Omicron — labelled a “variant of concern” — was detected by South African authorities and subsequently reported to the WHO. Speaking on Wednesday during …

As the world grapples with the new covid-19 variant, The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says has it has detected Omicron COVID-19 variant in Nigeria. This was made public through a statement by Ifedayo Adetifa, the NCDC director-general, who said the variant was detected in two Nigerians who arrived in the country last week. …

As the world is set to face another wave of corona virus variant called Omicron, the Canadian authorities said it has detected two cases of the new variant — the new highly infectious COVID-19 variant — in Ottawa, Ontario. In a statement issued by the Ontario government on Sunday, the two cases were detected in individuals who …