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Nigeria confirms three cases of monkeypox

Nigeria said on Monday it had confirmed three cases of monkeypox after receiving dozens of reports of the disease since last month in seven states across the country's south.

Monkeypox patient commits suicide at quarantine centre in Bayelsa

One of the patients of the viral disease, monkeypox, at the quarantine centre in Bayelsa State has committed suicide, the state government said on Monday.

43 suspected cases reported as monkey pox spreads to 8 states

No fewer than 43 suspected cases of Monkey Pox have been reported as the disease spreads to eight states of the federation.

Fed govt confirms three cases of Monkeypox

The federal government says three suspected samples of the deadly Monkeypox virus sent to Senegal for testing, have been confirmed.

No monkeypox in Lagos – Isaac Adewole

The Federal Ministry of Health says all the Monkey Pox test samples obtained from Lagos tested negative.

Nigeria Medical Association demands explanation on private practice ban

The Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has called on the Federal Government to clearly define its moves to ban medical doctors in public service from private practice.

Isaac Adewole tasks Redeemer’s University on monkey pox diagnosis

The Federal Government has called on the infectious disease research centre at Redeemer’s University, Ede in Osun, to diagnose the root cause of the outbreak of Monkeypox disease in the country

No confirmed case of monkeypox in Nigeria yet – Isaac Adewole

The federal government has said that it is yet to confirm if the ailment spreading across some states is monkeypox.

Fed govt to ban private practice by doctors in public hospitals

The federal government has started taking steps to stop doctors in public service from engaging in private practice.

WHO partners NAFDAC on fight against counterfeit drugs

Worried by the growing public health implications of substandard and fake medical products, experts have called for concerted efforts to curb the trend which they said has become a global threat.

House of Reps summons Isaac Adewole over monkeypox outbreak

The House of Representatives on Tuesday summoned the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, over the outbreak of Monkey Pox in the country.

Health minister Isaac Adewole, UNICEF, others urge actions to curb maternal, child mortality

Health Minister, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Monday remarked that the country’s mortality in children Under-Five “is still very unacceptable’’.

Isaac Adewole urges holistic approach to tackle cancer

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has stressed the need for holistic approach to enhance early detection and proper management of cancer in the country.

Suspected monkeypox cases recorded in Rivers – Princewill Chike

Three suspected cases of monkeypox disease have been reported in Rivers State, a neighbouring state of Bayelsa, where similar cases were first reported.

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