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Monkeypox: No confirmed case in Nigeria yet, Minister explains

The Nigerian government has said that it is yet to confirm if the ailment spreading across some states is monkeypox. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who briefed journalists after a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, said the Centre for Disease Control has taken samples for laboratory analysis …

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Rivers Massacre: Death toll rises to 25

The death toll of the massacre in Mgboshimini community in Obio Akpor Local Government area of Rivers state has risen to twenty-five. The recent figure is against the initial fifteen that were confirmed killed when the incident occurred. Daily Post reports that ten bodies were later found in different parts …

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Monkeypox spreads to Akwa Ibom

One case of Monkeypox has been recorded in Akwa Ibom State, an official has confirmed. At least 13 people suspected to be affected by the viral disease are on admittance in hospitals in neighbouring Bayelsa and Rivers states. The Commissioner for Information in the Akwa Ibom, Charles Udoh, in a …

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Rivers records three suspected Monkeypox cases

Rivers records three suspected Monkeypox cases

Three suspected cases of monkeypox disease have been reported in Rivers State, a neighbouring state of Bayelsa, where similar cases were first reported. Bayelsa State had earlier recorded cases of the viral disease on Thursday. Thirteen people suspected to have been in contact with the first victim identified with the disease had been …

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