8 Sep 2021
A professor of Community Health, College of Medicine, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akin Osibogun, has warned Lagos State government of eminent fourth wave of COVID-19.
11 Aug 2021
Nigerian researchers have found that hypertension posed an increased risk of severe morbidity (approximately four-fold) and death (approximately seven-fold) from COVID-19 in the presence of multiple comorbidities.
9 Mar 2021
Concerns over safety of COVID-19 vaccines surged yesterday when Austria reportedly suspended vaccinations with a batch of AstraZeneca’s vaccine as a precaution following the death of one person and the illness of another after the shots.
1 Feb 2021
Public health experts have provided reasons why African countries may not get COVID-19 vaccines and in reasonable quantities before March 2021. A public health physician and one of the team leaders of Lagos State COVID-19 efforts, Prof. Akin Osibogun,....
5 Jan 2021
As residents raise questions on why they have not felt the harmattan, the North-East wind that blows across the country between December and February, experts told The Guardian, yesterday, that the development was due to climate change.
28 Jun 2019
Prof. Akin Osibogun, a former Chief Medical Director, Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, Lagos, has decried the shortage of manpower in the health sector.
29 Nov 2017
At the ministerial meeting on promoting low sulphur fuel held in Abuja last year, governments in the ECOWAS sub-region had agreed that all imported fuel should meet 50ppm max, in line with the African Refineries Association (ARA) -AFRI4 specification by July 1, 2017.
21 Oct 2017
As the dreaded monkeypox makes its way to several states, Professor Akin Osibogun, a renowned Consultant Public Health Physician and Epidemiologist tells TOBI AWODIPE more about the virus, signs to note if one has been exposed to the virus and steps to take to curtail its spread What exactly is monkeypox and where does it…
18 Aug 2017
Except the state government and general public urgently rise to the occasion and impose sanity on the environment, Lagos may be in for disease outbreak of epidemic proportion.
10 Nov 2016
The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said that research is very fundamental in making decisions that are relevant and appropriate so as to enhance the nation’s building.
28 Aug 2016
For some time now, the rate of infectious diseases in Nigeria has been of concern. In 2015, there was the re-emergence of Lassa fever, after the Ebola outbreak in 2014.