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Three shot as protesters, security operatives clash in Bayelsa varsity

Three persons were on Tuesday feared killed following a clash between security operatives and kinsmen of late former Governor Diepreye Alamiyeiseigha in Amassoma, Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State.

NYSC: Corps member attacked in Bayelsa responding to treatment

Loto Omolayo, the Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Bayelsa, on Wednesday said the corps member whose hand was allegedly cut off by armed robbers in the state was responding to treatment.

Attacked corps member undergoes surgery

Julius was seriously injured when the hoodlums robbed their lodge at Angalabiri community in Sagbama Local Government Area of the state.

One killed, scores injured in bloody clash in Bayelsa

A 26 years old man identified as Iruo Ayebatonyo Jnr, was Monday shot dead while scores of others sustained various degrees of injuries in a bloody clash among youths of the Okpoama Community in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa State.

Bayelsa allays fear of fresh outbreak of monkey pox

Bayelsa Commissioner for Health, Prof. Ebitimitula Etebu, on Monday dispelled the rumour that two new cases of monkey pox disease have been detected in the state.

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.

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)

Bayelsa govt steps up sensitization, advocacy campaign against monkeypox disease

Determined to curb the spread of the viral monkeypox disease, the Bayelsa State Government has intensified its efforts especially in the area of public enlightenment ‎and civic engagement.

Monkeypox cases in Bayelsa now 13

The Bayelsa State Government has inaugurated a 12-member rapid response team comprising top medical professionals to prevent the spread of the suspected monkeypox, a viral epidemic that has infected 13 persons in the state.

Bayelsa residents avoid handshakes over monkeypox outbreak

Residents of Yenagoa, Bayelsa capital, are avoiding handshakes and body contact in public places following the outbreak of monkeypox viral diseases which has infected 13 people including a medical doctor.

Monkeypox: Hospital discharges infected doctor, minor

A doctor and an 11-year-old who were infected by the Monkeypox virus presently ravaging Bayelsa State have been discharged.

Monkey Pox: No cure, no vaccine, avoid eating bush meat – Princewill Chike

Rivers state government has activated its health rapid response team in all the major hospitals and health centres in the 23 local government areas of the state to be on the high alert due to the heavy human traffic between Rivers and Bayelsa state where the outbreak of the Monkey pox has been reported.

No cause for alarm over outbreak of monkey pox virus – Bayelsa govt

The Bayelsa Government on Thursday allayed fears of possible epidemic following the outbreak of a contagious viral disease called “monkey pox” in the state.

Bayelsa govt investigates cause of monkey pox outbreak

The Bayelsa Government is investigating suspected cases of monkey pox outbreak in its communities, the Commissioner for Health, Professor Ebitimitula Etebu, has said,

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