World Health Organisation has predicted that COVID-19 may likely be over as a public health emergency in 2023. The Director General of the Organisation, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus disclosed this at a virtual media briefing on Friday, March 17. Recall that COVID-19 was declared a public health emergency of international concern on January 30, 2020, when...
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Lassa Fever Spreads To 20 States, Kills 85 Nigerians From January Till Date
Lassa fever killed 85 persons within the first six weeks of this year, the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), has said. In a situation report released on Monday, the agency said in total, 531 suspected cases had been recorded this year. It said 20 states had so far recorded at least one...
17 die of cholera outbreak in Ebonyi
No fewer than Seventeen (17) persons have been confirmed dead, following an out break of cholera at Akahufu and Ochokwu communities both in Ikwo local Government Area of Ebonyi State. The Member, representing Ezza South and Ikwo Federal Constituency, Hon. Chinedu Ogah, stated this last Sunday, when he visited the area with some drugs he...
NAFDAC dg raises alarm, declares state of emergency on bleaching among Nigerians￼
The National Agency for Food Drug Administration and Control on Thursday declared a state of emergency on bleaching after establishing that Nigeria has been ranked first in cases of bleaching. The Director-General of NAFDAC, Prof. Mojisola Adeyeye, raised the alarm on the menace of bleaching creams in Nigeria, saying the problem has become a national...
Court Grants Request By Detained IPOB Leader, Kanu To Apply For Access To Doctor, Medical Records
Federal High Court in Abuja granted the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, the permission to apply for an Order of Mandamus to compel the secret police, Department of State Services DSS, to grant him access to his doctors. Justice Binta Nyako on Wednesday gave the order after hearing an ex-parte...
DEATH TOLL RISES TO 16 as Edo Confirms 132 Cases Of Lassa Fever
Edo State has recorded seven more confirmed cases of Lassa fever, raising the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 132. The Edo State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akoria Obehi, who disclosed this while briefing journalists in Benin City, said the state also recorded two new deaths from the disease, raising the fatality...
COVID-19 remains public health emergency, says WHO
The World Health Organisation has said that COVID-19 continues to constitute a public health emergency of international concern, its highest form of alert. The WHO also acknowledged that the COVID-19 pandemic is probably at a transition point. In a press statement issued on Monday after the 14th meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency...
Resident doctors decide on strike Friday
The Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors will on Tuesday (today) begin its January National Executive Council meeting in Akwa-Ibom State. Ugamatv learnt that the meeting, among other things, will address issues revolving around a decision on industrial action regarding the doctors’ demands and the welfare of the association. The Association of Resident Doctors will host...
NGO vows to reduce HIV/AIDS epidemic in South-East
A Non-Governmental Organisation known as Caritas Nigeria has vowed to reduce the epidemic spread of the Human Immuno Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome in Abia, Enugu and Imo states. The executive secretary/chief executive officer of the organisation, Rev. Fr. Uchechukwu Obodoechina, announced this during the official launching of the Accelerated Control of HIV, epidemic and...
pandemic: China reports nearly 13,000 COVID-19 deaths one week￼
China reported nearly 13,000 Covid-related deaths in hospitals between January 13 and 19, after a top health official said the vast majority of the population has already been infected by the virus. China a week earlier said nearly 60,000 people had died with Covid in hospitals as of January 12, but there has been widespread...