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‘Result of 30-year research’ — WHO endorses ‘groundbreaking’ malaria vaccine

    ‘Result of 30-year research’ — WHO endorses ‘groundbreaking’ malaria vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has endorsed the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine for children in Africa. Tedros Ghebreyesus, director-general of the WHO, announced the development at a media briefing on

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Daily COVID Tracker: NCDC logs 437 cases in 18 states, six deaths

    Daily COVID Tracker: NCDC logs 437 cases in 18 states, six deaths

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 437 cases of COVID vaccine. Here are five updates about the pandemic this Thursday. UNICEF: Conspiracy theories making COVID vaccination difficult in Nigeria The United Nations

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Tomori, Nigerian professor, named member of WHO COVID technical advisory group

    Tomori, Nigerian professor, named member of WHO COVID technical advisory group

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has appointed Oyewale Tomori, a Nigerian professor of virology, as a member of its technical advisory group on COVID-19 vaccine composition. The WHO announced the

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Nigeria should use WHO guidelines for air quality regulation, says environmentalist

    Nigeria should use WHO guidelines for air quality regulation, says environmentalist

Adetoun Mustapha, an environmental epidemiologist has advised that Nigeria should use the recent WHO air quality guidelines (AQG) to align and update its air control regulations. Mustapha, who is also

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WHO: 5.7bn COVID vaccines administered globally — but only 2% in Africa

  WHO: 5.7bn COVID vaccines administered globally — but only 2% in Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Africa got only two percent of the 5.7 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses administered globally.

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Ngige insists Nigeria has surplus doctors — despite TheCable fact check debunking his claim

  Ngige insists Nigeria has surplus doctors — despite TheCable fact check debunking his claim

Chris Ngige, minister of labour and employment, has insisted that Nigeria has enough doctors, despite statistics proving him otherwise. Ngige

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WHO identifies new COVID variant, says it may be resistant to vaccine

  WHO identifies new COVID variant, says it may be resistant to vaccine

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has identified a new variant of the coronavirus — labelled as ‘Mu’ —

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WHO: Nigeria’s COVID response ranked fourth most successful globally

  WHO: Nigeria’s COVID response ranked fourth most successful globally

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says Nigeria’s response to COVID-19 has been ranked as the fourth most successful in the

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Daily COVID Tracker: Nigeria logs 636 infections in 16 states — and 11 deaths

  Daily COVID Tracker: Nigeria logs 636 infections in 16 states — and 11 deaths

Nigeria recorded 636 cases of COVID-19 on Friday. Here are five updates about the pandemic this Saturday. Africa CDC: Why

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COVID: WHO approves three new drugs for clinical trials

  COVID: WHO approves three new drugs for clinical trials

The World Health Organisation (WHO) announced on Wednesday that three new candidate drugs are being tested in the new phase

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