Pandemic not yet over, Obi tells Nigerians

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the last elections, Mr Peter Obi, has called on Nigerians to remain vigilant and keep adhering to the COVID-19 safety protocols set by different health agencies. He noted that the…

Buhari congratulates Nigerians on Wild Polio Virus Free status

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Nigerians as the country becomes Wild Polio Virus Free, while appreciating all partners, local and international, for their relentless efforts in ensuring the clean health bill. Describing the achievement as a joyous and historic occasion,…

Measles in Europe hits record high as WHO urges people to get vaccinated (Telegraph)

The number of measles cases in Europe has hit a record high according to new figures by the World Health Organization (WHO). More than 41,000 people contracted measles in Europe in the first six months of 2018 – almost twice the annual number of…

Yemen airstrikes kill nearly 30 people as WHO warns of new cholera outbreak (Independent)

Medical officials in Yemen said airstrikes on a fishing port and fish market in the rebel-held port city of Hodeidah killed nearly 30 people and injured 70. Officials said the Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen’s Shia rebels conducted the strikes, but…

S. Sudan launches Ebola Awareness Campaign (Independent)

South Sudan and the UN health agency on Wednesday launched a sensitisation and awareness campaign against Ebola to enhance preparedness in the country following an outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The WHO said on Wednesday that a…

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