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February 18, 2018 4:02 PM Bayelsa govt orders compulsory measles vaccination

The Bayelsa State Government has ordered a compulsory 13-days aggressive measles immunisation for children between the ages of 9 months and five years. According to investigations the compulsory vaccination is to forestall n outbreak of children in the state especially in the rural areas. Subsequently, to ensure full compliance and efficiency of its campaign 13

February 18, 2018 1:22 AM Cancer: Understanding the concept

is not a modern disease – it has been found in dinosaur fossils, and in the remains of Java man who lived about 500,000 years ago. But in the present century it has become vastly more prevalent. In 1900 cancer was the seventh cause of death for USA. Unfortunately Africa has no record, but today cancer is the second cause of death in both USA and Africa 14

February 17, 2018 2:26 PM Lassa Fever: Osun Govt Cautions Against Panic

The state government of Osun has insisted that there is no reason for any citizen of the state to panic, saying there is no outbreak of Lassa fever in any part of the state. It said there has not been any report about the disease by the state medical officials who are observing patients in hospitals. In a statement by the State Commissioner for Information 17

February 16, 2018 9:43 AM Vatican speaks on ex-Pope Benedict’s condition

​T​he Vatican on Thursday ​faulted claims​ that Pope Benedict was suffering from a paralysing disease of the nervous system. German magazine Neue Post had quoted Benedict’s older brother, Georg Ratzinger, 94, as saying: The greatest fear is that the paralysis could at some point spread to his heart. “In two months, Benedict XVI will turn 91, and as he has said himself 15

February 16, 2018 6:04 AM Lassa fever kills two pregnant women, one other in Benue

Lassa fever has claimed two pregnant women and a man in Makurdi, Benue State. The Commissioner for Health and Human Services, Dr Cecilia Ojabo disclosed this to newsmen in Makurdi on Thurdsay. She said one of the pregnant women was confirmed positive when her blood sample was sent to a specialist hospital in Irua in Edo State, while the other died on her way to the hospital 15

February 14, 2018 3:00 PM “No Case Of LASSA Fever In Ile-Ife”

The Management of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (OAUTH), Ile-Ife has assured residents of the State of Osun that there is no more case of Lassa fever in the ancient town. Chairman of a committee set up by the hospital management on Lassa fever, Prof Adedeji Onyade stated this in a telephone correspondent with our reporter on Wednesday 16

February 13, 2018 4:06 PM Osun Commissioner Denies Reports Of Lassa Fever

The State Government of Osun on Tuesday debunked rumors of an outbreak of Lassa fever in the state. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Adelani Baderinwa made the disclosure in press statement. According to the statement “the state government of Osun wishes to inform the general public that there is no outbreak of Lassa fever in any part of the state 20

February 5, 2018 6:46 PM Lassa fever victim dies in Cross River

A pregnant woman has reportedly died at the University Calabar Teaching Hospital (UCTH) over suspected case of lassa fever. The Cross River State government, DAILY POST gathered provided several measures, but the victim eventually gave up the ghost. The Commissioner for Health in Cross River State Dr. Inyang Asibong told DAILY POST on phone on Monday 22

February 4, 2018 11:13 AM Akeredolu Confirms Lassa Fever Outbreak In Ondo State

The Ondo State Executive Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu confirmed the outbreak of Lassa fever in Akure (The State Capital) which is recorded to have taken nine lives. Akeredolu revealed that a total of 102 suspected cases of Lassa fever were reported in eight local government areas of the state. “Thirty six of 79 cases have been confirmed with laboratory 16

January 31, 2018 2:23 PM Absence of Fani-Kayode stalls fraud trial

At the resumed hearing of the matter yesterday, Fani-Kayode, according to his lawyer, Norrison Quaker, could not make it to court because he is suffering from a heart-related disease. Quakers informed the trial judge that he was informed by Fani-Kayode’s wife that her husband had been taken to the hospital. The lawyer promised to obtain his client’s 18