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COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu Ordered the Closure of Eti-Osa Isolation Centre

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the closure of Eti-Osa Isolation Centre, with effect from Friday night.Sanwo-Olu announced the closure of the

Number of Nigerian doctors in United Kingdom rises to 7,875

 No fewer than 7,875 Nigerian doctors are currently practising in the United Kingdom, according to the UK’s General Medical Council.The GMC, which is the government

Lagos urges doctors to end strike, resume work

The Lagos State Government has urged striking doctors, under the aegis of Medical Guild, Lagos to suspend their strike.The Commissioner for Information, Mr Gbenga Omotosho,

LUTH petitions panel over failed surgery by cosmetic surgeon

 The management of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, has urged the Medical and Dental Practitioners’ Investigation Panel to investigate the alleged professional misconduct of

COVID-19 is hampering progress in fight against HIV/AIDS – Report

  New numbers on the global AIDS epidemic show some big successes, such as fewer deaths and new infections.But there are also some tragic failures: Only

WHO declares Nigeria polio-free

 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared Nigeria free of wild polio.The declaration followed the completion of documentation for the free status.WHO regional office for

Resident doctors begin indefinite strike

  The National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria on Monday commenced a nationwide strike after the expiration of a 14-day ultimatum.NARD President, Dr Aliyu Sokomba,

Infectious Diseases Bill gives me excessive powers, says NCDC bossNIREC, minister differ on Bill

 Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, has said the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill gives him excessive powers.He said:

In Zamfara, it’s one doctor to nearly 14,000 patients

 With a population of over four million people, and a doctor population of 300, indications have emerged that Zamfara State has a ratio of one

Excess salt may weaken immunity against bacteria — Research

A research in mice and humans has found that consuming more than the recommended amount of salt disrupts the antibacterial function of a type of