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Monkey Pox

2 days ago
What was reported as a lone incident by the United Kingdom Health Security Agency (UKHSA) in far away London has burgeoned into a real epidemic of another round of monkey pox in Nigeria...
17 May
Cross River State Government has debunked reports of active cases of monkey pox in parts of the state. The Director General of the Cross River State Primary Healthcare Development Agency..
17 Apr 2020
Yes, sometimes, you just have to stare at the sky and ask: why is ours always different? What gods framed us so negatively different? It is a puzzling and a rather disturbingly...
16 Aug 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Daura, Katsina State restated his administration’s commitment to improve health facilities, equipment and services...
16 Aug 2019
Others include: Senior Laboratory Technical Adviser at the National Reference Laboratory (NRL), Anthony Ahumibe; Chief Molecular Bioengineer at the NRL, Dr. Nnaemeka Ndondo...
27 Sep 2018
Scientists have raised an alarm over the possibility of Ebola, flu virus and monkey pox epidemic that could kill over 400 million people and crash economies. Leading flu experts yesterday warned that a deadly flu pandemic like the Spanish flu could happen again and could wipe out 400 million globally. It has been 100 years…
21 Sep 2018
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said of 76 cases of monkey pox reported in 2018, 37 have been confirmed with one probable and two deaths in 15 states.
12 Jun 2018
The Plateau government has alerted all health agencies to monitor all contacts in a bid to check the spread of monkey pox having made preparations to contain cholera outbreak in parts of the state. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Kuden Kanshak, disclosed this in Jos at the weekend while chatting with journalists on the development. Kamshak…
26 Nov 2017
The recent monkeypox outbreak again exposed the country’s inability to promptly identify emerging infectious diseases outbreak through specialised laboratory tests, and respond swiftly to the threat, without external help.
6 Nov 2017
The Kwara Government on Monday said there was no outbreak of Monkey Pox disease in any of the 16 local government areas of the state.
1 Nov 2017
The University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) yesterday confirmed there is a case in the hospital suspected to be monkey pox.
30 Oct 2017
Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, Bayelsa Commissioner for Health, on Monday dispelled the romour that two new cases of monkey pox disease were detected in the state.

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