23 Dec 2021
The Yuletide is here again! Yuletide, synonymous with Christmas, is a period between December 21 and January 1. It is a season of celebration and merriment, but it comes with ‘dryness’.
22 Dec 2021
And the virologist wept. Prof. Oyewale Tomori is distinguished. He is a statesman, international public servant and an academic.
30 Aug 2021
The Chairman of Gwoza Local Government Area (LGA) in Borno, Prof. Ibrahim Bukar, has announced that about 35 people have died with 150 others hospitalized following the outbreak of diarrhea and vomiting in Gwoza.
1 Jun 2019
Pet owners know the struggle of keeping a plant alive with curious paws nearby. From nibbled leaves and trampled fronds to entire plants felled within a day, there’s no end to the damage pets can do to houseplants. Unfortunately, plenty of houseplants can do damage to our furry friends too, making them weak, vomit and…
6 Sep 2018
The Borno State Government yesterday announced the outbreak of cholera, saying the disease has eight people, while six others have died from Acute Watery Diarrhea (AWD). Commissioner for Health, Dr. Haruna Mshelia, who disclosed this yesterday at the Emergency Operation Centre in Maiduguri, said the official declaration of the cholera outbreak became inevitable to enable…
3 Jul 2018
An outbreak of cholera and diarrhea has killed no fewer than 29 people across Katsina State. While 17 died of cholera, the rest 12 lost their lives to chronic diarrhea and vomiting. The Commissioner for Health, Mrs. Mariatu Bala Usman, who confirmed the development yesterday, noted: “We do have a cholera outbreak in Katsina. We…
5 Feb 2018
No fewer than two children have died and 82 others hospitalized following an outbreak of vomiting and diarrhoea in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the outbreak was recorded in Kafanchan and neighbouring villages of Katsit, Takau and Katsak. Abdullmumin Bala, the Disease Control Officer of…
13 Aug 2017
Kebbi State Government in collaboration and The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Nigeria, as part of efforts to eradicate diarrhea in the state, have launched the Push Diarrhea Away project in the state.
19 Feb 2017
Lagos State Ministry of Health, Save the Children International and Reckitt Benckiser have reiterated the need for proper washing of hands to prevent diarrhea, especially among children.