Environment

Osun Records First Case of Monkeypox

The first case of Monkeypox has been discovered in Osun State It was gathered that the case was discovered in Iperindo, Atakumosa East Local Government last week. Commissioner for Health, Dr. Rafiu Isamotu confirmed the outbreak of the disease, said the patient carrying the disease had fully healed before the result of …

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FG alerts ports, land borders over Marburg virus

•Virologists raise the alarm, call for vigilance at entry points The Federal government has placed the Federal Ministry of Health’s Port Health Services at the nation’s borders on red alert following Ghana’s confirmation of its first outbreak of the highly infectious Marburg virus. This is just as medical experts said …

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No treatment for Monkeypox, NCDC warns

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has said there are no specific treatments available for the monkeypox infection. The centre also urged Nigerians to take certain measures to prevent contracting the disease. This is just as the Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunnimbe Mamora, allayed the fears of Nigerians, …

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We’ll fix badly damaged Eko Bridge — Fashola

LAGOS—MINISTER of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, yesterday, assured Lagos residents of speedy completion of the rehabilitation of Eko Bridge, even as he explained that several years of neglect has worsened the damage. Speaking during inspection and town hall meeting on the rehabilitation and repairs of Eko Bridge, Fashola …

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