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Suspected monkeypox cases rise to 74 in 11 states – Isaac Adewole

The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on Wednesday said the country had so far recorded 74 suspected cases of monkeypox in 11 states.

Kogi govt debunks alleged monkey pox vaccination rumour

The Kogi State Government has debunked the rumour making the rounds that some unidentified men are infecting children with Monkey pox virus in the name of vaccination.

No monkeypox in Lagos – Isaac Adewole

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

Governor Simon Lalong vows to deal with attackers

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau has vowed to identify and prosecute those behind the resurgence of terror attacks in the state.

We are ready to tackle monkey pox – Ondo govt

The Ondo State Government says it has adopted a proactive measure to forestall outbreak of monkey pox in the state.

Hostile workplace can trigger mental illness – Psychiatrist

A Psychiatrist, Dr Jubril Abdulmalik, on Wednesday said hostile working environment could trigger mental health problems.

Seven of 13 monkeypox patients recover fully in Bayelsa

Seven out of the 13 monkeypox patients on admission at the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, Okolobiri in Bayelsa have fully recovered, the state Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has said.

Five monkey pox patients discharged in Bayelsa

Five patients hit with the Monkey Pox virus have been discharged from the Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital, (NDUTH)

Edo Assembly directs health ministry to sensitise residents on monkey pox disease

The Edo State House of Assembly on Tuesday directed the state’s Ministry of Health to embark on enlightenment campaigns to prevent the outbreak of monkey pox in the state.

Governor Sani Bello signs N1.2 billion MoU with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Niger State Government on Tuesday in Minna signed N1.2 billion Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to improve healthcare delivery in the state.

Monkeypox: Senate urges fed govt to engage WHO, donor agencies

The Senate has urged the Federal Government to liaise with the World Health Organisation and other donor agencies for contingencies against eventualities as Nigeria fights against monkeypox.

Ibe Kachikwu, Maikanti Baru and the NNPC debacle

In my view, it was an error to have paired the Group Managing Director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru, with Dr. Ibe Kachikwu.

Kwara begins monkeypox sensitisation at hospitals, LGAs

The Kwara Ministry of Health says it has commenced sensitisation at health facilities and the local government areas across the state on the monkeypox disease.

Coca-Cola to launch $20m initiative for Nigeria, Ivory Coast

In line with its long-standing commitment to women and the general well being of communities, Coca-Cola will support the Ministry of Health to reduce the high maternal and newborn mortalities in Nigeria and Ivory Coast.


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Kogi govt debunks alleged monkey pox vaccination rumour

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