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Nigeria Centre for Disease Control Intensifies Response to On Going Lassa Fever Outbreak

LAGOS JANUARY 27TH (NEWSRANGERS)-In response to the increasing number of Lassa fever cases across states in the country, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) activated a National Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) on the 24th of January 2020, to coordinate response activities.  As at the 24th of January 2020, 195 confirmed cases and 29 deaths […]

76 Persons Test Positive To Lassa Fever In Edo State

LAGOS JANUARY 25TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Edo state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Patrick Okundia, on Friday in Benin City said 76 out of 175 suspected cases of Lassa fever tested positive to the epidemic. Okundia disclosed this during a Lassa fever committee meeting, chaired by the state deputy governor, Mr. Philip Shaibu, and representative of the World […]

Lassa Fever: Medical Expert Cautions Nigerians Against Consumption Of Garri

LAGOS JANUARY 24TH (NEWSRANGERS)-A report by Legit Naija has cautioned Nigerians to stop drinking ‘gari’ as per advice from a medical expert. According to the post, the call to stop the consumption of ‘garri’ was made by Dr. Boniface Okolo, the director of Public Health, Enugu state. According to him, this must be done to […]

No Treatment For Deadly Coronavirus Yet, NCDC Warns

LAGOS JANUARY 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Wednesday said there was no specific cause for the deadly coronavirus yet. A statement released by the centre said the NCDC was working closely with the World Health Organisation to monitor the spread of the virus. It added that the Federal Ministry of Health had […]

Lassa Fever Kills Nineteen In Nigeria

 LAGOS JANUARY 23RD (NEWSRANGERS)-Lassa fever has killed no fewer than nineteen people in Nigeria.The dreaded disease was reported to have killed three people in Kano and sixteen in Ondo state. Kano State Commissioner for Health, Aminu Tsanyawa, told journalists on Wednesday that the victims of the virus include a pregnant woman and two medical doctors, […]

Death Toll Doubles As Coronavirus Sweeps Through China

LAGOS JANUARY 22ND (NEWSRANGERS)-The death toll from China’s deadly mystery virus has nearly doubled in less than 24 hours — with the number of fatalities climbing to 17 on Wednesday, according to reports. The Chinese province of Hubei has confirmed 17 deaths and more than 444 total cases of the coronavirus, which emerged in the […]

Nigeria Announces Three New Laboratories For Yellow Fever,Measles, Rubella

LAGOS  JANUARY 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Federal Ministry of Health through the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has formally announced the inclusion of three new laboratories into the national yellow fever/measles/rubella laboratory network. In a statement made available to NewsRangers,  the Ministry said the new the three new laboratories are the University of Benin Teaching Hospital, […]

‘Doggy Style’ Can Send Man To Early Grave, Minister Warns

LAGOS JANUARY 2ND (NEWSRANGERS-I don’t have a any standard metrics or statistics t buttress my point but I can confidently say d0ggy style is the most practiced s’exual position during intercourse. But as far as South Africa’s Minister of Health, Aaron Motsoaledi, is concerned, d0ggy style is dangerous and can send one to his grave […]

BECAREFUL: Eight Diseases You Can Contact From Kissing

LAGOS DECEMBER 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-This post is not meant to scare you or make you anxious for every time you need to kiss a loved one. Kissing is no doubt one of the loving ways to show affection but what many may not realise is that intimate kisses that involve exchanging saliva can often transfer illnesses. According […]

2019 Organic, Natural Products Exhibition In Dubai Ends With Positive Result

LAGOS DECEMBER 9TH (NEWSRANGERS)-This year Exhibition of Organic and Natural Products, tagged “Dubia Expo 2019” ends with positive  results. The three days  event which took place  on  the 3rd to 5th December,  2019 at Dubai Would Trade Centre focused on five  nature market segments including: Health,  Beauty,  Food and Beverages,  Living and Environment.   Nigeria […]

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