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Millions of children whose immunisations have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, especially in Africa, are now at risk from life-threatening diseases such as measles, polio, yellow fever and diphtheria, U.N. health agencies warned on Monday.
Indonesia has reported its first case of a more transmissible new variant of the coronavirus known for reducing vaccine protection, but the government on Tuesday said vaccines being used in the country could withstand the mutation.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will impose new public health requirements for U.S. visitors who have recently been in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) or Guinea because of concerns about Ebola, the agency said on Monday.
The Biden administration on Tuesday said everything possible must be done to stop Ebola outbreaks in the African nations of Guinea and Democratic Republic of Congo before they become large epidemics.
The United Nations commemorated the first International Day of Epidemic Preparedness on Sunday, underscoring the need to learn lessons from the coronavirus pandemic, and urging greater investments in preparedness, to confront future health emergencies.
Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa says Africa Infodemic Response Alliance (AIRA) will fight COVID-19 misinformation in the continent.
The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has called for the strengthening of the capacity of disaster risk management agencies at local, states and national levels as well as other stakeholders in disaster response.
Dr Matshidiso Moeti, World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Director for Africa, says the rights of women and girls, and gender equality, must be the focus to stop new HIV infections.
With 1 million people infected and 440,000 lives lost to AIDS in the African region in 2019, the World Health Organization, WHO, has raised the alarm that new HIV infections and AIDS-related deaths were not reducing fast enough to meet the Sustainable Development Goal target of ending AIDS epidemics by 2030. In the region.
Enugu State Commissioner for Health, Dr Ikechukwu Obi, says about 15 per cent of people bitten by mosquitoes are bound to be infected with yellow fever.
UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO) have issued an urgent call to action to avert major measles and polio epidemics, as COVID-19 continues to disrupt immunization services worldwide, including in Nigeria – leaving millions of vulnerable children worldwide at heightened risk of preventable childhood diseases.
The World Health Organization (WHO) endorsed Saturday a protocol for testing African herbal medicines as potential treatments for the coronavirus and other epidemics.
The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has called on staff and students of the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) to embrace the scheme to get affordable healthcare.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, listed nine areas his regime would prioritise during his remaining years in office.
African countries urgently need to scale up coronavirus testing and the use of face masks, a regional disease control body said on Thursday, as the epidemic gains traction across the continent with confirmed cases topping half a million.
Countries, where coronavirus infections are declining, could still face an “immediate second peak” if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Monday.
An Ebola flare-up in eastern Congo may spread again after a patient escaped from a clinic, complicating efforts to contain the disease that has infected six people since last week, the World Health Organization said on Sunday.
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Imo Government on Wednesday condoled with the family of Miss Divine Nwaneri, a first-year student of the Imo State University, who was killed by a stray bullet on April 24.
Lagos State Government says its World Bank-assisted Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement, Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) Project will construct 13.16km Farm Access Roads (FARs) in four cluster areas.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau, has expressed sadness over the death of the former Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. Gen. (Rtd.) Joshua Dogonyaro, at the age of 80.
Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal saved two match points to defeat Canada’s Denis Shapovalov in a three-set battle and advance to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open on Thursday.
Reacting to the said intelligent reports that members of IPOB are planning to unleash mayhem in some parts of Lagos State, Chief Everest Ozonweke the secretary of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Lagos reassured that “Ndigbo are not violent people nor are we known with act of violence.
Harry Maguire is a potential fitness doubt for Manchester United’s Europa League final against Villarreal after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his captain could miss a “few weeks” with the injury sustained against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur could reportedly compete for former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri this summer.
An unknown number of university students have been kidnapped in the south-eastern Nigerian state of Abia.