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Pandemic preparedness: CDC launches West African disease surveillance network

    Pandemic preparedness: CDC launches West African disease surveillance network

The Africa Centre for Disease Control (CDC) has launched the implementation of a regional integrated surveillance and laboratory network (RISLNET) in West Africa. RISLNET was established by the Africa CDC

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WHO: COVID pandemic triggered 25 percent increase in anxiety, depression worldwide

    WHO: COVID pandemic triggered 25 percent increase in anxiety, depression worldwide

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says COVID triggered a 25 percent increase in anxiety and depression globally in the first year of the pandemic. In a report on Wednesday, the

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NCDC: COVID pandemic created opportunity to strengthen Nigeria’s health system

    NCDC: COVID pandemic created opportunity to strengthen Nigeria’s health system

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says the COVID pandemic created an opportunity for Nigeria to strengthen its health system. The NCDC said this on Sunday in a statement

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‘To make COVID-19 the last’ — Bill Gates to release book on preventing future pandemics

    ‘To make COVID-19 the last’ — Bill Gates to release book on preventing future pandemics

Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), says he has written a book on how to prevent future pandemics. In a recent newsletter, Gates said he

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Gates Foundation, Wellcome pledge fresh $300m for vaccine development

  Gates Foundation, Wellcome pledge fresh $300m for vaccine development

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Wellcome, a global charity foundation, have each pledged $150 million to the Coalition for

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Omicron: The world is better prepared to tackle potentially bad variants, says Bill Gates

  Omicron: The world is better prepared to tackle potentially bad variants, says Bill Gates

Bill Gates, billionaire businessman and co-founder of Microsoft, says the world is better prepared to handle new COVID variants such

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The information pandemic: Why we should be concerned

  The information pandemic: Why we should be concerned

BY: Olusola Owonikoko A tale of two outbreaks Friday, 8th August 2014. At least two Nigerians had been reported dead

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Emefiele: CBN’s COVID interventions account for 3.5% of GDP

  Emefiele: CBN’s COVID interventions account for 3.5% of GDP

Godwin Emefiele, governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), says the bank’s interventions on the economy against the negative

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Daily COVID Tracker: NACA donates 72k test kits to NYSC, and 70% of EU adults vaccinated

  Daily COVID Tracker: NACA donates 72k test kits to NYSC, and 70% of EU adults vaccinated

The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has donated 72,000 COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) kits to the National Youth

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Sanwo-Olu: 135 deaths recorded in Lagos amid COVID third wave

  Sanwo-Olu: 135 deaths recorded in Lagos amid COVID third wave

The Lagos government says 135 deaths have been recorded in the state amid the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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