WHO warns of COVID-19 ‘tsunami’ as Omicron fuels record surges

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A Covid “tsunami” threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems, the WHO said Wednesday, as record surges fuelled by the Omicron variant dampened New Year celebrations...

Omicron risk remains ‘very high’ – WHO

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The risk posed by the Omicron variant is still “very high”, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday, after Covid-19 case numbers shot up by...

NAFDAC to reduce drugs importation to 30% by 2025 — DG

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The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it is working on reducing the importation of drugs from its present...

Only 40, 017 health facilities in Nigeria are functional – FMH

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Data from the federal ministry of health has shown that there are only 40,017 functional hospitals and clinics across the 36 states of the...

FG destroys over 1.6 million doses of expired COVID-19 vaccines

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The federal government yesterday destroyed 1,066,242 doses of expired Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines. The executive director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr Faisal...

Omicron: Lagos makes proof of vaccination mandatory at social events

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The governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday rolled out new guidelines for social events and gatherings in the state during the festive...

FG approves Covid-19 booster shots for eligible persons

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The presidential steering committee in collaboration in collaboration with the federal ministry of health and the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has...

NCDC confirms first two cases of Omicron COVID-19 variant in Nigeria

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has on Wednesday confirmed the first two cases of the Omicron variant in Nigeria. The director general of...

Why more older men are suffering from urinary tract infections –Expert

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A medical expert has urged older men to take better care of their prostate health to prevent other health complications. The expert, a professor of...

COVID-19 caused rise in TB deaths for first time in decade...

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The World Health Organisation on Thursday said deaths from Tuberculosis, one of the top infectious killers in the world, increased for the first time...
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