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Researchers discover new ‘henipavirus’ in China as 35 people infected

The New England Journal of Medicine says 35 people in two provinces in China have fallen ill with a newly detected virus that is...

Ondo, Edo, Bauchi account for 10 new Lassa fever cases – NCDC

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says Ondo, Edo, and Bauchi states accounted for 10 new additional Lassa fever cases reported in the...

NCDC reports 24 new cases of monkeypox in one week

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 24 additional monkeypox cases in seven days from across 12 states in the country. The NCDC...

A renewed sense of urgency on tobacco control funding

Tobacco industry political activity remains a largely overlooked obstacle in the development and implementation of policies to regulate industry activities. From their marketing strategies...

Mercury-free dentistry: World Alliance creates Arab Centre for Environmental Health

The World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry, in collaboration with the Land and Human to Advocate Progress (LHAP), has founded the Arab Centre for Environmental...

Nigeria’s Lassa fever cases jump to 857, 164 deaths – NCDC

The Lassa fever cases in Nigeria have jumped to 857 and 164 people have so far died from the disease in the first seven...

WHO declares monkeypox a global health emergency

For the second time in two years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has taken the extraordinary step of declaring a global emergency. This time...

U.S. President Biden has COVID-19, experiencing ‘very mild symptoms’

U.S. President Joe Biden has been diagnosed with the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and is experiencing “very mild symptoms,” according to a White House statement on Thursday,...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

Eleven years after it was created, the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP), the special purpose vehicle set up to...
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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

The Minister of Environment, Mr Mohammed Abdullahi, says that the work plan for the implementation of the Agro-Climatic Resilience...

Govt to internalise climate change in national policy, targets net-zero emissions

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says plans are on to incorporate and internalise climate change into...

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Group knocks HYPREP, urges govt to set up $100bn fund to cleanup Niger Delta

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Agro-climatic work plan to cost govt $472.8m – Minister

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