A nurse fills a syringe with a vaccine before administering an injection at a children's clinic in Kiev, Ukraine August 14, 2019. Picture taken August 14, 2019. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Bauchi records 13 human rabies infections in one year

The Nigeria Veterinary Medical Association (NVMA) has said that no fewer than 13 human rabies infections have been recorded in Bauchi State in the past year.
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Founder, Children Living With Cancer Foundation, Mrs. Nneka Nwobbi; Secretary, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) Lagos branch, Dr.Ime Okon; Founder, EAACF, Mr. Olusegun Anjorin; Awardee, Very Rev. Msgr. Livinus Ukah; Chairman of the event, Prof. Olusegun Alatise; Executive Director, St. Cyril Cancer Treatment Foundation, Mrs. Moji Animashaun; Founder, Niola Cancer Care Foundation, Mrs. Eniola Akintunde and another awardee, Mr. David Mako at the EAACF third annual memorial cancer awareness lecture and awards held at Chemline House, Ikeja, Lagos.

EAACF holds 3rd annual memorial cancer awareness lecture, awards presentation

To reduce death due to cancer, the Ellen Adeyinka Anjorin Cancer Foundation (EAACF) held its 2022 cancer awareness lecture, aimed at increasing awareness of cancer, as well as educating the general public
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HOUSTON, TX - NOVEMBER 14: Medical staff members prepare to perform a treatment on a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the COVID-19 intensive care unit (ICU) at the United Memorial Medical Center on November 14, 2020 in Houston, Texas. According to reports, Texas has reached over 1,070,000 cases, including over 19,900 deaths. Go Nakamura/Getty Images/AFP Go Nakamura / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP

When humans beg for disease

According to the author quoted above, 1918 – 1919, flu killed about 50 million people but Lassa fever, Ebola and HIV-1 predicted to create greater havoc than flu...
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A young man is vaccinated by a member of the Western Cape Metro EMS(Emergency Medical Services) in an ambulance which has been converted to facilitate vaccinations at a COVID 19 vaccination event in Manenberg, which is part of the Vaxi-Taxi mobile vaccination drive, on December 08, 2021 in Cape Town. - Anti-Covid vaccines may lose effectiveness against Omicron, but one more dose could remedy this. Initial elements, notably given by the Pfizer laboratory, shed light on the capacity of the new variant to resist vaccination. Omicron is "probably not sufficiently neutralized after two doses", admitted Wednesday the groups Pfizer and BioNTech, whose anti-Covid vaccine is given in two injections. (Photo by RODGER BOSCH / AFP)

South Africa to roll out Covid booster shots next month

South Africa will next month start giving Pfizer booster shots against coronavirus, a health official said Friday, a day after the country reported a near-record high in daily cases
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