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8 Jan 2021
Prof. Babatunde Salako, the Director-General of the Nigerian Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), on Friday, in Lagos, said the institute had carried out over 10,000 COVID-19 free tests in the country.
19 Sep 2020
Many medical experts are curious to know why death rates from the novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) are low in Africa, especially Nigeria, contrary to earlier gloomy prognosis...
25 Jul 2020
There are fears that the health sector and efforts to contain the deadly Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) might collapse as resident doctors may resume their suspended strike soon.
13 Jun 2020
The Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has explained that the newly introduced guideline for the discharge of COVID-19 patients...
14 Nov 2019
Scientists have said to improve global health security, there is need for Africa to adopt multidisciplinary approach to combat emerging infectious diseases outbreaks such as Ebola...
2 May 2019
As Nigeria continues to record the highest burden of malaria prevalence in Africa, experts have raised concern over poor quality control as factor responsible. According to them Nigeria accounts for about 27 per cent of malaria burden in Africa and responsible for 30 percent childhood mortality and 25 per cent mortality among pregnant women, with…
8 Nov 2018
Scientists and academia have faulted the federal government over the gradual decline of research in Nigeria.

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