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COVID-19: Nigeria records highest cases tally in 6 months amid Delta variant worries – NCDC

The surge resulted in the federal government calling on citizens to take responsibility and adhere to preventive measures in the country, especially as the caseload keeps rising on the heels of ongoing doctors’ strike.

Resident doctors’ strike: We are overstressed – Bauchi Specialist’s Hospital CMD cries out

Some patients who spoke with newsmen, however, expressed satisfaction with being attended to by doctors in the hospital, adding that the fact that they (doctors) did not join their colleagues nationwide on strike was a big relief for them.

COVID:19: 25 corps members test positive in Gombe

The Commissioner also revealed that all the victims have been quarantined at the Isolation Centre of Infectious Diseases Hospital, Kwadon, Yamaltu/Deba LGA of the State.

Fear as cholera death toll rises to 479, spreads to 18 more states

As at July 11, 2021, a total of 19,305 suspected cases including 479 deaths (CFR 2.5%) have been reported from 18 states and FCT since the beginning of 2021.”

COVID-19 third wave: NAFDAC warns Nigerians against excessive consumption of onions, garlic as cure

“If you eat garlic and onion and you don’t use a face mask you will get COVID -19.

Drug abuse killing our youths — Gov Diri laments

The UNODC country representative noted that the Bayelsa government had shown commitment to combat drug use and commended Gov. Diri for constituting a committee on drug prevention and as well dedicating a health facility for drug treatment

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.

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.

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).

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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We inherited insecurity from PDP – APC

the party insisted that the records are there and the facts still reveal that the same PDP was in power when all the triangular demons of Boko Haram, banditry and kidnappers regrettably turned Nigeria into a theatre of criminals and criminality.

70-year-old arrested for defiling 7-year-old girl in Bauchi

The zonal police image maker stated that the victim’s father, one Alhaji Habu, reported the case to the police, saying that, “the suspect was caught red-handed defiling my seven-year-old daughter.”

Buhari in Riyadh for future investment summit

President Buhari, alongside other world leaders, will participate in the opening ceremony of the event on Tuesday and the three-day plenary sessions focused on the theme for the 5th edition of the summit, “Invest in Humanity”.