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Hazard allowance: FG, health workers to harmonise proposals in 2-weeks

He explained that the Federal Government was dealing with two umbrella unions or associations, the NMA representing the trio of National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), consultants and MDCAN, and JOHESU representing the nurses and midwives, laboratory scientists association, pharmacists association, radiographers and physiotherapists.

COVID-19: Global shortage of vaccines remains a huge challenge, FG laments

Doctor Ehanire highlighted that the country has begun putting strategies in place towards potentially becoming a vaccine production hub in Africa.

Breaking: WHO approves China’s Sinovac Covid vaccine

“Vaccine efficacy results showed that the vaccine prevented symptomatic disease in 51 per cent of those vaccinated and prevented severe Covid-19 and hospitalisation in 100 per cent of the studied population.”

Ogun Govt. assures residents of quality health care

“As a matter of fact, this administration has zero tolerance for poor health care experience and services.

Brazil buys 100 million more doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

About 15% of Brazil's population has received at least one dose of vaccine, according to the ministry, far less than most European and North American countries.

WHO praise Africa on covid-19 management

The WHO DG noted that there has been a decline in COVID-19 cases and deaths in Africa since January, but warned that countries must not let their guard down.

Mortein partners Ogun to eradicate malaria in the state

Mortein, as a leading global insecticide brand, works on a mission to enable and empower our consumers with knowledge and expert solutions to rid themselves of vector borne diseases such as malaria.

Disruption in oxygen supply kills many COVID patients in India

“The oxygen tank had a leak while refilling, and that caused deaths of 22 patients,” Suraj Mandhare, an official in the Nashik district of Maharashtra

Nigeria on the 1st spot In Africa, 6th globally among high tuberculosis burden countries

Estimates from WHO global report 2020 suggest that TB kills 18 Nigerians every hour, 47 Nigerians develop active TB every hour (seven of which are children).

India to be added to travel ban ‘red list’ over Covid variant fears

“This means anyone who is not a UK or Irish resident, or a British citizen cannot enter the UK, if they've been in India, in the previous 10 days,”

1.05m persons vaccinated with 1st dose of covid vaccine in Nigeria

A breakdown of the NPHCDA update contained in an Electronic Management of Immunisation Data, EMID, System, showed that Lagos remains ahead in the exercise with 193,794 persons vaccinated.

Covid: WTO chief lays out global action to increase vaccine access

The WTO head urged vaccine makers to increase technology transfer to bring in new manufacturing capacity and to be transparent on contracts and pricing. Pfizer and BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca are among those producing the shots.

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Sunday Igboho handcuffed inside Cotonou cell, being fed by someone – Lawyer, Salami

“At the moment, Sunday Igboho’s hands are in chains at the police station. This is not good at all.”

Boko Haram kills seven Cameroonian Soldiers, injure scores

NAN reports that the development was the deadliest attack on the Cameroon army in more than 10 months, according to security reports

Flight operations resume after plane crash in Ilorin airport

Passengers onboard reportedly escaped death by the whiskers when the aircraft burst its tyre while landing and a bang affected the cabin which led to luggage falling on them

Gbajabiamila decries poor voters turnout at Lagos LG polls

From what I have seen so far, there is no violence and people are conducting themselves orderly but would have wanted a larger turnout