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WHO recommends use of first malaria vaccine for children

The World Health Organization on Wednesday endorsed the RTS,S/AS01 malaria vaccine, the first against the mosquito-borne disease that kills more…

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COVAX flays ‘unacceptable’ vaccine disparity between rich, poor nations

A joint statement by COVAX, yesterday, highlighted the alarming disparity in access to COVID-19 vaccine between rich and poor nations.…

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National

Nigeria, Pakistan, others risk polio re-infection

The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, warned that Nigeria and other nations earlier given a clean bill of health risk…

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Africa

WHO says 49 Ebola contact cases identified in Ivory Coast

Forty-nine individuals have been identified who were in contact with a young Guinean woman who tested positive for the Ebola…

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WHO alerts to fake COVID-19 vaccines as FG receives more doses, begins vaccination

• Warns that new, more dangerous variants of concern may emerge • Hundreds besiege Abuja FMC for vaccination • After…

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Third wave hits harder as 35 Ogun corps members test positive, 18 in Niger

• COVID-19 cases surge in Africa, records highest weekly deaths • Nigeria records 747 highest daily infection in six months •…

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WHO raises fresh safety concerns about Janssen, AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

FG resolute to taming virus nationwide The World Health Organisation (WHO), yesterday, raised fresh safety concerns about Janssen and AstraZeneca…

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Africa

WHO declares an end to second Ebola outbreak in Guinea

The World Health Organization on Saturday officially announced the end of Guinea’s second Ebola outbreak which was declared on February…

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