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WHO Gives Updates On Antibiotics, HIV, Cancer Drugs

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released new advice on which antibiotics to use for common infections and which to preserve for the most...
Workers from the Animal Protection Ministry cull chickens to contain an outbreak of bird flu, at a farm in the village of Modeste, Ivory Coast, August 14, 2015. Ivory Coast said on Friday that H5N1 bird flu had spread to a third location in the country, in the latest in a series of outbreaks in West Africa. The case was discovered on a farm in the village of Modeste, about 15 km (nine miles) east of the commercial capital Abidjan. REUTERS/Luc Gnago

FG: Bird flu hits 123 LGAs, 800 farms

The Federal Government, in its latest report on the current situation of Avian Influenza, has said that the virus, popularly known as bird flu,...

Nigeria On Red Alert After Outbreak of Ebola Virus In Congo

The Management of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has assured Nigerians of adequate surveillance at the nation’s airports following the outbreak of...

Person dies of Ebola virus in Congo – Health Ministry

KINSHASA (Reuters) - A person in the Democratic Republic of Congo who died of a hemorrhagic fever has tested positive for the Ebola...

BREAKING: Person infected with Ebola in Congo has died -U.N. health agency

KINSHASA (Reuters) - A person infected with the Ebola virus in Democratic Republic of Congo has died, a spokesman for the U.N.'s World Health...

Akwa Ibom gives free anti- malaria drugs

The Akwa Ibom government says it has provided free anti-malaria commodities in all public health facilities in the state for the treatment of malaria...

Meningitis epidemic kills 745 in one week – FG

The toll in a suspected meningitis epidemic in Nigeria has killed 745 people, a rise of over 250 in just over a week, the...

OAU Ife trained doctors arrive from US to help

A team of highly skilled doctors from the United States of America will arrive Nigeria this weekend for a medical mission at Ile Ife,...

Social media addiction causes depression—NOUN VC

Professor Abdalla Adamu, the Vice-Chancellor, National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has attributed high-level depression to addiction to social media platforms. Adamu expressed this view...

Untreated gallbladder stones kills – Doctor

Dr Offiong Etim, a surgeon at Asokoro General Hospital, Abuja, has warned that untreated gallbladder stones could be life threatening. Etim told the News Agency...

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