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Cholera Outbreak Worldwide WHO
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Cholera Outbreak: WHO Reports Over 1,900 Deaths, 195,000 Cases Worldwide

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reported 1,932 deaths and 194,897 cases worldwide due to a cholera outbreak. These figures cover the period from...

Bird Flu Australia
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Bird Flu: Several Farms Under Lockdown, Over 1 Million Chickens To Be Slaughtered In Australia

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (bird flu) has now spread to a seventh poultry farm near Melbourne, according to the government of Victoria State...

India Alcohol
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Toxic Alcohol Kills 34, Over 100 Hospitalised In India

At least 34 people have died, and more than 100 have been hospitalised in Tamil Nadu, India, due to a batch of toxic...

Lassa Fever NCDC
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Nigeria May Declare Cholera Emergency If Cases Rise – NCDC

Dr Jide Idris, the Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC), has stated that a state of emergency...

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Childhood Diabetes Rises In Sweden, Covid-19 A Possible Factor — Report

Diabetes diagnoses among children under five have risen in recent years, a charity supporting diabetes research said on Tuesday, adding that the Covid-19...

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NAFDAC Chief Warns Against Storing Cooked Food In Fridge Over 3 Days

Professor Moji Adeyeye, the Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), has advised Nigerians against keeping...

Nigeria's FG Launches Bill Gates-Funded GMO Seeds, Names It TELA Maize Variety
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Nigeria’s FG Launches Bill Gates-Funded GMO Maize Variety, Names It TELA Maize

Nigeria’s federal government has launched the Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) maize variety named TELA, stating it is an effort to strengthen and boost...

Nigerian Beans
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Nigerian Doctor Warns: Raw Beans in Markets May Contain Dangerous Pesticides

Dr. Olusina Mike, a doctor and researcher known as thebeardedDrSina, has warned that Nigerian raw beans are among the most dangerous food items....

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Cholera Outbreak: What You Need To Know To Stay Safe, Prevent Spread

Cholera is rising, with 10 states contributing to 90 per cent of its burden, according to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and...

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Provide Clean, Safe Water To Prevent Cholera Outbreaks and Protect Children – UNICEF

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has urged the government to provide clean, safe water to prevent cholera’s spread, reporting that recurring cholera...

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Oyo State Urges Vigilance Over Suspected Cholera Outbreak

The Oyo State Government has urged residents to be vigilant and adopt precautionary measures to prevent a potential cholera outbreak. Dr Oluwaserimi Ajetunmobi,...

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Johnson & Johnson Settles Talc Lawsuits for $700 Million, Agrees to Halt Sales of Talcum Powder Products

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $700 million to settle lawsuits in the United States that accused the pharmaceutical giant of misleading...