Beauty & Health

[A MUST READ] Bardo: Community Where Rural Women Contribute To Buy Healthcare Facilities

The story of Bardo community in rural Jigawa is an inspiring one of how determination and strength made women of the community, to come together to bring about a solution to a disturbing problem – that of healthcare. As such a group of women with what they had, came together to contribute towards buying an …

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42 candidate vaccines identifies by WHO for COVID-19

Dozens of companies, from biotech start-ups to Big Pharma, are racing to develop a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine because the world needs it. The World Health Organisation has also identified 42 “candidate vaccines” at the stage of clinical trials, up from 11 in mid-June. Ten of them are at the most advanced “phase 3” …

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FUEL HIKE: NURSES, MIDWIVES SERVE STRIKE NOTICE

The National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives has handed a two-week ultimatum within which the Federal Government should reverse the increase in the price of fuel and electricity tariff or face an indefinite strike. This was the outcome of its communique issued by the Central Working Committee of the Nigeria Labour Congress held in …

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Polio: Senate Wants Immunization Of Children Sustained

The senate has called on the governments at the federal and state levels, as well as relevant ministries and agencies, to sustain the immunization of infants and children in the country. The call was made against the backdrop of a motion considered to commemorate the declaration of Nigeria as a poliovirus free nation by the …

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WEARING FACE MASKS EXPOSES ASTHMATICS TO HYPOXIA — PHYSICIANS

Medical professionals have warned that people with chronic asthma who use face masks, especially the surgical and clothing type, are exposing themselves to hypoxia. Hypoxia is a condition in which the body or a region of the body is deprived of adequate oxygen supply at the tissue level. The World Health Organisation described asthma as …

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BREAKING: 143 DEAD AS NIGERIA’S COVID-19 CASES RISE TO 4,399

Nigeria has recorded 248 new cases of coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 4,399. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle. It also said that no fewer than 143 patients have died from coronavirus-related complications in the country. NCDC said, “On the 10th …

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EKITI BEGINS MANDATORY TEMPERATURE CHECKS IN PUBLIC PLACES

Ekiti State Government has released implementation guidelines on the new measures to control COVID-19 pandemic with a description of the type of activities allowed for an initial period of four weeks effective from Monday. The Secretary to State Government, Biodun Oyebanji, said the easing of the lockdown of the state effective from Monday, May 4 …

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Covid-19: Nigeria has the highest number of cases and fatality in West Africa and third in Africa

With 2,388 confirmed infections and 85 fatalities, Nigeria also has the third-highest number of confirmed cases in Africa. South Africa has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in Africa with 6,336 infections while Algeria has the second-highest cases with 4,295 infections. According to data released by the World Health Organisation, as of 11am on Sunday, …

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