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6 Oct
The World Health Organisation (WHO) is recommending widespread use of the world’s first malaria vaccine for the decades-long battle against the deadly disease for children at risk.
13 Nov 2020
Global measles deaths increased by 50 per cent from 2016 to 2019, claiming over 207,500 lives in 2019, WHO said in a statement issued from its headquarters on Thursday in Geneva citing figures from a joint report it published with the US Centre for Disease Control (CDC).
3 Nov 2020
There is palpable apprehension at the World Health Organisation (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, following the contact by its Director General, Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, with a person that has tested positive for COVID-19.
22 May 2020
The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 (PTF) yesterday urged state governors to exercise caution in relaxing restrictions, stressing that large gatherings beyond 20 persons remained prohibited.
4 May 2020
As the President Muhammadu Buhari was reading his Address to the nation on Monday 27 April, 2020 my wife was all smiles, nodding her head in my direction, feeling satisfied that what she was hearing from the President were in tandem with my analysis and recommendations
10 Mar 2020
Diseases are not the most interesting subjects to write about particularly by non-experts in the medical field like me. One of the reasons is that you don’t really know what to say on the subject.

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