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Lagos records more than half of Saturday’s 612 COVID-19 infections, continues to top chart

(NAN) Lagos State led new COVID-19 infections for the second day running as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 612 new infections for Saturday. It stated on Sunday that new cases were recorded in seven states and the...

South African doctors see signs omicron is milder than delta

(AP) As the omicron variant sweeps through South Africa, Dr. Unben Pillay is seeing dozens of sick patients a day. Yet he hasn’t had to send anyone to the hospital. That’s one of the reasons why he, along with...

UK scientists urge more restrictions to fight omicron surge

(AP) The British government may need to introduce tougher restrictions to slow the growth of the omicron variant and prevent a new surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths, British scientists said Saturday. U.K. health officials say omicron is spreading much...

AIDS prevalence in Yobe stands at 0.4 per cent – YOSACA

Yobe State Agency for the Control of Aids (YOSACA) says a survey has placed Yobe HIV/AIDS prevalence at 0.4 per cent, the second least in the country. Alhaji Dauda Kime, the Executive Secretary, YOSACA, disclosed this at the celebration...

Pharmaceutical company renders free services to 600 patients, orphanage homes, IDPs camps

From Noah Ebije, Kaduna A Pharmaceutical company at the weekend disclosed that it had rendered free services to Orphanage homes, NYSC, IDPs camps as well as attending to over 600 patients in some communities across the country. Chairman, Tamar &Pharez...

Omicron: Economists urge FG to avoid another lockdown

(NAN) Economic experts on Friday in Lagos advised the Federal Government to avoid another round of lockdown of the economy due to the new Omicron COVID-19 variant. The experts told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that protecting lives was...

India reports 2 more cases of Omicron, 25 in total

(Xinhua/NAN) India on Friday reported two more COVID-19 cases of the Omicron variant, taking the country’s case tally of the new variant to 25, officials said. The two cases have been reported in the Jamnagar district of the western state...

COVID-19: Ghana to vaccinate returning travellers on arrival

(Reuters/NAN) Ghana will from Monday vaccinate returning citizens and residents against COVID-19 upon arrival at the airport if they have not received shots. Ghana’s Health Service Director-General, Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, made the disclosure in a statement on Friday, amid concerns over...

Vaccinations protect against Omicron – South African scientists

(dpa/NAN) The new Omicron coronavirus variant is driving up infection figures in South Africa and is now increasingly spreading to older people, Health Minister Joe Phaahla said on Friday. The minister said, in the country’s worst-hit region, Gauteng province, Johannesburg...

Health minister cautions against new healthcare centres without funding

Sen. Adeleke Mamora, the Minister of State for Health has cautioned against establishing new healthcare centres in the country, without proper funding. Mamora gave the advice at a public hearing on five bills organsied by the House of Representatives...
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