Health

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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Igbinedion varsity hospital sets up diagnostic centre

As part of policy to stem the tide of medical tourism, the Igbinedion University Teaching Hospital, on Monday, commissioned a multi-million naira diagnostic centre. The 24 hours state-of-the-art diagnostic centre is expected to improve the quality of healthcare delivery within and outside Edo State. The Chief Medical Director of the …

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