121 cases recorded, 3 dead as Cholera outbreak strikes 2 Nasarawa communities

Over three people have been reportedly confirmed dead following an outbreak of cholera in Awe and Obi local government areas of Nasarawa State. Announcing the outbreak in Lafia, the state…

Pig Kidney works in human for 1st time — Potential miracle, says surgeon

Scientists temporarily attached a pig’s kidney to a human body and watched it begin to work, a small step in the decades-long quest to one day use animal organs for…

Avoid events, NCDC advises hypertensive, other persons

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has advised people with hypertension, diabetes and other comorbidities to avoid physical participation in events and conferences. It urged such people to consider virtual…

US Govt donates over 3.5 million Pfizer vaccines to Nigeria

The Federal Government said on Monday that said over 3.5 million doses of Pfizer vaccine are expected as donations from the United States Government. The chairman of the Presidential Steering…

4 Ways To Manage And Get Relief From Arthritis

Arthritis isn’t a single condition and there are several different types. The word itself is used to describe around 200 conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint,…

Nigeria records 20,000 cases of snake bites, 2,000 deaths annually

The Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Health, (FMOH), Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora, has disclosed that Nigeria records an average of 15,000 to 20,000 cases of snakebite every year. He said…

Cholera claims 83 lives, 1,120 infected in Kaduna

Cholera outbreak has killed 83 and affected 1,120 people in the 19 local government areas of Kaduna State. According to reports, in July 638 people were affected out of which…

COVID-19: Lagos records 4 new deaths

As the third wave of COVID-19 is gathering momentum, Lagos State has recorded four new related deaths between July 14 and July 17, 2021, increasing the state’s COVID-19 related mortality…

FCTA raises alarm as cholera spreads in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has alerted its residents to observe safety measures put in place as the upsurge in the spread of cholera continues. Abubakar Sani, spokesman to…

FCT records 91 suspected cases, 7 deaths from cholera outbreak

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has recorded a total of 91 suspected cases of cholera and seven deaths in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) as at Wednesday, June 23. Dr.…