COVID-19 akwa ibom

Chinese City Of 21 Million Shuts Down Over New COVID-19 Outbreak

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Chinese City Of 21 Million Shuts Down Over New COVID-19 Outbreak Around 21 million people in the Chinese city of Chengdu effectively went into lockdown on Thursday as...
Pakistan Flood

Flooding In Pakistan Poses Major Health Crisis

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Flooding In Pakistan Poses Major Health Crisis In a southern Pakistani village, dozens of people, who are affected by relentless rains and floods, crowd around the door of...
SANITATION WHO

‘50% Healthcare Facilities Globally lack basic Hygiene Services’

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‘50% Healthcare Facilities Globally lack basic Hygiene Services’ Half of healthcare facilities worldwide lack basic hygiene services with water and soap or alcohol-based sanitisers, according to the latest...
Pfizer BioNTech Vaccine Covid

Pfizer, BioNTech Vaccine 73.2% Effective In Children Under 5

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Pfizer, BioNTech Vaccine 73.2% Effective In Children Under 5 According to new data that was gathered from Pfizer Inc and BioNTech on Tuesday, their vaccine was 73.2% effective...

DR Congo Reports New Ebola case in Restive East

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The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a new case of Ebola in its violence-wracked east, the country’s health ministry said, just weeks after the end of...
Monkeypox virus, Vaccine

Monkeypox: Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand Records First Case

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Monkeypox: Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand Records First Case Indonesia has recorded its first case of monkeypox in a 27-year-old man who returned from traveling overseas, the country’s health ministry...
FAO Food Safety

FAO Educates Rural Communities On Food Safety Awareness

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FAO Educates Rural Communities On Food Safety Awareness   In a collaboration with the Federal Government of Nigeria, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) has...
Malaria Vaccine GSK

$170 Million Malaria Vaccine Contract Awarded To GSK

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$170 Million Malaria Vaccine Contract Awarded To GSK   The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has awarded a $170 million contract to GSK, a British pharmaceutical and biotechnology company,...
Monkeypox virus, Vaccine

WHO: Variants of Monkeypox Virus To Be Renamed

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WHO: Variants of Monkeypox Virus To Be Renamed New names have been approved by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for different variants of the monkeypox virus to make...
Minamata Convention on Mercury

Minamata Convention on Mercury Marks Fifth Anniversary

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Minamata Convention on Mercury Marks Fifth Anniversary   It has been five years since the Minamata Convention on Mercury entered into force, according to the United Nations Environment Programme...