Category: Health

Rising COVID-19 cases: NESG, LCCI fear fresh lockdown, FG plans tough actions against third wave

Rising COVID-19 cases: NESG, LCCI fear fresh lockdown, FG plans tough actions against third wave

• Another lockdown will shrink govt revenues, affect private sector, citizens – NESG Some stakeholders in the economic sector on Monday strongly advised Nigerians to adhere strictly to COVID-19 safety protocols to reduce the rising coronavirus cases in the country. The Nigerian Economic Summit Group, the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry as well as […]

Tokyo residents worried as coronavirus infections rise

Tokyo residents worried as coronavirus infections rise

Tokyo was now in its fourth Coronavirus state of emergency. The rising number of new coronavirus infections in Tokyo has risen to a record high during the Olympic Games, raising concerns among residents. On Tuesday, the Japanese capital city reported 2,848 new infections within one day, which surpassed the previous high of 2,520 cases on […]

FG shuts down Abuja parks amid COVID-19 resurgence

FG shuts down Abuja parks amid COVID-19 resurgence

The federal government has shut down various parks in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, over the fear of resurging COVID-19 cases. The federal government has shut down various parks in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, over the fear of resurging COVID-19 cases. The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) said it was mounting surveillance […]

U.S. raises alert over monkeypox ‘imported’ from Nigeria

U.S. raises alert over monkeypox ‘imported’ from Nigeria

The patient recently travelled from Nigeria to the U.S.A United States resident, who recently travelled from Nigeria, has been diagnosed with a rare case of viral illness, human monkeypox. The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday confirmed that the disease was detected in Texas, making it the first case of the virus […]

Kaduna records 2,103 new Tuberculosis cases

Kaduna records 2,103 new Tuberculosis cases

The Kaduna State Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme says it has recorded 2,103 new tuberculosis cases (TB) in the first quarter of 2021. The Kaduna State Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme says it has recorded 2,103 new tuberculosis cases (TB) in the first quarter of 2021. Its programme manager Abubakar Saqid disclosed this on Tuesday […]

COVID-19: One records serious side effect, as 75000 persons vaccinated in Oyo

COVID-19: One records serious side effect, as 75000 persons vaccinated in Oyo

One person has been reported having complications from the Covid-19 vaccination in Oyo State and other 398 persons with mild symptoms like a slight headache and pain at the point where the injection needle was inserted, as about 75000 people were vaccinated against the infection in the first round of the vaccination exercise. The Oyo […]

100 Sick Students: Fayemi suspends college provost over fumigation

100 Sick Students: Fayemi suspends college provost over fumigation

Fayemi has suspended the College of Health Sciences and Technology provost Cecilia Adebayo over 100 students who took ill following firefighters’ fumigation. Governor Kayode Fayemi has suspended the College of Health Sciences and Technology provost Cecilia Adebayo over 100 students who took ill following firefighters’ fumigation of the school. The suspension was announced in a […]

FG Scraps Salary For Medical House Officers And Other Health Interns

FG Scraps Salary For Medical House Officers And Other Health Interns PRESTIGE OSSY IS DEAD

In a shock move that has left the medical community in Nigeria dazed, nimedhealth.com.ng can authoritatively report that the federal government of Nigeria through the National Council of National of Establishment (NCE) has stopped the salaries of medical house officers, dental house officers, nurse interns, pharmacist interns, medical laboratory science interns and NYSC doctors. This […]

Akeredolu: 124,817 Pregnant Women Living With HIV In Ondo

Akeredolu: 124,817 Pregnant Women Living With HIV In Ondo

Ondo Government, yesterday, said no fewer than 124,817 pregnant women have tested positive for HIV between 2017 till date in the state. Governor Rotimi Akeredolu disclosed this at the launch of HIV Treatment Surge campaign in the state organized by APIN Public Health Initiatives in collaboration with CDC Nigeria and United States government. He said […]