Health

COVID-19: UN issues new recommendations for air travel

The United Nations agency regulating the global aviation industry-the International Civil Aviation Organisation-has issued new recommendations for countries on COVID-19-related requirements for air travel. ICAO, in a new bulletin from its Collaborative Arrangement for the Prevention and Management of...

WHO to rename monkeypox as ‘mpox’ over racism concerns

WHO to rename monkeypox as ‘mpox’ over racism concerns

The World Health Organisation, WHO, has recommended renaming monkeypox as ‘mpox’ amid growing concerns of racism and stigmatisation.  In a statement on Monday, WHO said its move was prompted by concerns of “racist and stigmatising language online.” “Following a...

10 People Dead in an Explosion Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

No fewer than 10 people have lost their lives to a tanker explosion that occurred today, 20/10/2022 morning around Sagamu axis of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. According to the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Sector Commander in Ogun State, Ahmed...

U.S. awards $3m grant to 3 Nigerian private hospitals

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded  three million dollars grant to three private hospitals in Nigeria for the improvement of healthcare delivery. The Director, USTDA, Enoh  Ebong, who announced this at the U.S. Embassy, Abuja,...

Eight monkeypox cases confirmed in Edo

Monkeypox: Nigeria records 41 cases in 7days

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has reported additional 41 new cases of Monkeypox disease between Aug. 29 and Sept. 4, from 12 states of the Federation. The NCDC via its official website on Sunday said that the...

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