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30 Mar 2020
More than 35,000 people have died worldwide from the coronavirus pandemic since it emerged late last year in China, most of them in Europe, according to an AFP tally
29 Mar 2020
Spain confirmed another 838 deaths in 24 hours from coronavirus on Sunday, a new daily record bringing the total number of deaths to 6,528, according to health ministry
27 Mar 2020
France on Friday reported that 299 more people had died in hospital from the coronavirus epidemic over the last 24 hours, bringing the total death toll
15 Mar 2020
Italy on Sunday reported a one-day record death toll and leaders warned of a bed and artificial respirator shortage in the European epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic
27 Feb 2020
Lawmakers who paid tributes to the late Senator Longjan Ignatius Datong at the National Assembly yesterday expressed concerns over the constant deaths in both chambers.
22 Feb 2020
Iran on Saturday reported one more death among 10 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of deaths in the Islamic republic to five and infections to 28.
17 Feb 2020
Cameroon's army on Monday denied opposition charges that it had massacred villagers in a troubled anglophone region, blaming instead an "unfortunate accident" caused by an explosion
26 Dec 2019
Spanish police have launched an investigation into the Christmas Eve drowning of three members of a British family in a swimming pool at a Costa del Sol resort.
4 Nov 2019
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Lagos State Sector Command says it recorded 419 road traffic crashes (RTC) in the last three quarters of 2019. The Sector Commander, Mr Hyginus Omeje, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos that 84 people were killed in the crashes during the period.
29 Oct 2019
Stroke affects about 200,000 people in Nigeria yearly while 88,000 die in the first three months. The World Health Organisation (WHO) revealed this yesterday in commemoration of the World Stroke Day. Chief Executive Officer, Stroke Action Nigeria, Rita Melifonwu, said the day focused on stroke risks and prevention.
29 Sep 2019
A new report has revealed that of the more than six million children under age of five that die each year, pneumonia is the second leading cause of such deaths, with 880,000 deaths recorded in 2016.
4 Jul 2019
Despite efforts by successive governments in making legislation against tobacco smoking in public places and the associated dangers, more Nigerians especially the youths are taking up the bad habit. Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the…

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