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...
Child Nutritional Crisis

UNICEF: Slow Progress Made In Nigeria’s Child Health Indices

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UNICEF: Slow Progress Made In Nigeria's Child Health Indices   On Tuesday, the Federal Government launched the 2021 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) and National Immunisation Coverage Survey (NICS)...

New Langya virus infects dozens in eastern China: Study

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New Langya virus infects dozens in eastern China: Study Langya virus, which can cause fever, fatigue and nausea, found in 35 people in eastern China, researchers say. Scientists in...
China COVID

1,094 New COVID Cases Reported In China

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1,094 New COVID Cases Reported In China On Wednesday, the National Health Commission said that Mainland China reported 1,094 new coronavirus cases on the 9th of August, of...
Malaria fatality who

Nigeria Has Highest Malaria Fatality Rates Among Children Worldwide

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Nigeria Has Highest Malaria Fatality Rates Among Children Worldwide   In a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO), Nigeria is said to have the highest rate of malaria...
UNFPA, UN, Hillspring

Hillspring Diagnostics Wins Global Innovation Award

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Hillspring Diagnostics Wins Global Innovation Award   Hillspring Diagnostics, a Nigerian-based organisation, has won the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) global innovation award for one of the 10 projects which...