October 4, 2023
  • October 4, 2023

Polio scare hits Malawi with 17 possible cases

by on July 24, 2023 0

Just when the polio vaccination campaign is coming to a conclusion and more than 90% of children have received the vaccine, Malawi is witnessing a potential polio outbreak and is looking into at least 17 suspected cases. Health officials are afraid Cyclone Freddy, the world’s longest-lasting tropical cyclone, which made landfall in March and...

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Nigeria receives over $9m grant from Canadian government

by on July 20, 2023 0

On Wednesday, July 19, the Nigerian government received $9,261,920 from the Canadian government to aid in the expansion of COVID-19 immunization services among high-priority risk groups. While COVID-19 is no longer a global emergency, it is still crucial to strengthen public health systems as part of an inclusive and long-lasting recovery, according to Jamie...

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July 3rd recorded as the hottest day worldwide

by on July 5, 2023 0

The world experienced its warmest recorded average temperature ever on Monday, July 3. According to information from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction, it reached a temperature of 17.01 degrees Celsius, which translates to 62.62 degrees Fahrenheit. The previous record was set in August 2016 at 16.92 C (62.46 F). The extreme weather that...

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Four pharmacists suspended for unethical practices

by on June 19, 2023 0

The Disciplinary Tribunal of the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has suspended four pharmacists for unethical behavior. The pharmacists identified as Daniel Aghanemuzor, Fidelis Ogonna Okenwa, Bukola Temitope Odunbiro, and Nwakpuma Richard Nwophe, were suspended for offenses ranging from making false statements to the council for the purpose of procuring the registration of new...

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