Saturday, 1st April 2023
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14 Feb
Nigeria has recorded 216 diphtheria cases and 40 deaths, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, NCDC. Dr Bola Lawal, Lead of the Diphtheria/Pertussis Technical Working Group, NCDC, confirmed that the confirmed cases were reported in four states: Kano (211), Yobe (two), Lagos (two), and Osun (two). NAN reports that according to…
24 Jan
Nigeria recorded 123 confirmed cases of diphtheria disease and 38 deaths in different parts of the country as at January 22, 2023. A breakdown by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) showed that Kano had 100 confirmed cases and 32 deaths..
23 Jan
Following the outbreak of an unknown deadly flu in China, which has led to the death of residents, including three Nigerians, amid the resurgence of Coronavirus in the pandemic’s country of origin, the Federal Government may reactivate COVID-19 isolation centres across the country.
19 Dec 2017
Twenty-one people have died from diphtheria in the Rohingya camps in Bangladesh, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, adding that it had started a second vaccination drive to rein in the outbreak.


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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), has donated therapeutic diets to lactating and expectant mothers (pregnant women) in Bayelsa
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Manchester City coped without the injured Erling Haaland to keep the Premier League title race alive by coming from behind to thrash Liverpool 4-1 on Saturday.
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Eight people including two children were found dead in a marsh near the Canada-US border after trying to cross illegally into the United States, police said Friday.
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Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, African Development Bank (AfDB) Group President, says urgent action is needed to reduce the world’s dependence on fossil fuels and harness Africa’s renewable energy sources.
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The Police in Abia Command alleged that an attack on their men by some members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) resulted in the death of five members of the proscribed group.