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No death recorded as NCDC registers 49 Monkeypox cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has said that as of December 23, 2022, the country registered 49 confirmed cases and...

WHO recommends ‘mpox’ as new name for monkey pox disease

Following a series of consultations with global experts, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will begin using a new preferred term “mpox” as a synonym...

NCDC reports 60 suspected monkeypox cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 60 new suspected cases of monkeypox in its latest situation report covering Aug. 1 to...

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...

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...

Emergency Committee meets again as Monkeypox cases pass 14,000 – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday, July 21, 2022, reconvened the Monkeypox Emergency Committee to assess the public health implications of the evolving...

Zoonotic diseases increase by 63% in Africa – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa is facing a growing risk of outbreaks caused by zoonotic pathogens, such as monkeypox virus which originated...

Africa CDC: 12 African countries report 1,782 cases of monkeypox

Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday, July 1, 2022, disclosed that 12 African countries have so far reported 1,782...

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Nigeria begins stakeholders’ engagements on climate action

The Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Action (SPEC), Chief Ajuri Ngelale, has begun stakeholders’ engagement on plans by Nigeria...
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How environmental conditions influence early human migration – Study

Australian researchers have revealed how environmental conditions have shaped the migration patterns of early humans. Genetic data and archaeological evidence...

Govt inaugurates 5.2MMscf CNG plant in Lagos

The Federal Government has inaugurated a 5.2 million Standard Cubic Feet per day (mmscfd) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) plant...

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