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Nigeria records 19,228 cholera cases, 466 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced a total of 19,228 suspected cases of cholera, including 466 deaths, so far in 2022. The NCDC disclosed this in its latest Cholera Situation weekly epidemiological report for weeks 40–43 posted on its official website on Friday. The report revealed that 31 …

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Lassa fever deaths hit 178, cases now 989

The number of Lassa fever cases in Nigeria has increased to 989, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. The suspected cases of the disease also stand at 7,492 as of November 20, 2022. The situation report for week 46 released by the NCDC on Friday also showed that …

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EU: Pollution caused 238,000 premature deaths in 2020

The European Environment Agency says no fewer than 238,000 people in the European Union died prematurely in 2020 due to exposure to airborne pollutants in spite of an improvement in air quality. This is according to new data released by the EEA on Thursday. Analysis by the agency shows that …

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Sudden deaths: Risk factors, symptoms

There are so many physical reasons why someone may just slump and die. It could be due to lack of exercise, not eating the right foods, smoking, as well as other reasons. In this podcast, we delved into some of the reasons, symptoms and risk factors as well as the …

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Bauchi records 16 Lassa fever deaths

The Bauchi State Government says it has recorded 16 Lassa fever deaths and 130 confirmed infections in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Mr Sabi’u Gwalabe, disclosed this while briefing newsmen at the end of State Executive Council meeting on Friday in Bauchi. He said the state recorded deaths …

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Nigeria records 958 Lassa fever cases, 176 deaths

The number of Lassa fever cases in Nigeria has increased to 958 as of October 30, 2022. This was revealed in the Lassa fever situation report for week 43 obtained from Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention by our correspondent on Monday. The report revealed that the disease has …

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Nigeria records 10,745 cholera cases, 256 deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced a total of 10,745 suspected cases of cholera, including 256 deaths, so far in 2022. The NCDC disclosed this on its Cholera Situation weekly epidemiological report for week 39 posted on its official website, on Tuesday. The report revealed that 31 States …

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Nigeria’s low COVID-19 deaths mystery: An act of God? 

The COVID-19 pandemic has subsided though the World Health Organisation is yet to officially declare it ended. Most countries have removed covid-19 pandemic restrictions and returned to pre-pandemic processes after the world’s economic and social activities were crippled and held to a standstill for more than two years. There are …

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Nigeria records 2,187 cholera cases, 233 deaths

A total of 2,187 confirmed cases of cholera, including 233 deaths have been recorded in 31 states from January to September 25 in Nigeria. This is according to the public health advisory published by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention on its website on Thursday. The advisory titled …

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