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Monkeypox: Seven patients recover fully in Bayelsa

Seven out of the 13 monkey pox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have fully recovered, the state Commissioner for Information, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has said. The commissioner said in a statement on Wednesday in Yenagoa that the seven patients had been discharged from …

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No monkey pox in Ogun – Govt

Ogun State government said on Tuesday there is no case of monkey pox in the state and described as shocking a report credited to Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), listing the state as one of the states affected by the disease. The state Commissioner for Health, Babatunde Ipaye, told …

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Monkeypox: Nigerians advised on how to avoid infection

Nigerians have been advised to remain calm and supportive of public health authorities, and to avoid self-medication and report to the nearest health facility if feeling unwell. This follows the break out of a viral disease, monkeypox, in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, with no fewer than 11 people under medical …

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Cholera outbreak: Death toll hits 20 in Borno

The death toll in the outbreak of cholera, at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps in Borno State has risen to 20, even as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) put suspected cases at 319. The NCDC, in a statement, yesterday, said the disease has affected six areas in …

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