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Nature Loss Means Deadlier Future Pandemics, UN Warns

Future pandemics will happen more often, kill more people and wreak even worse damage to the global economy than Covid-19 without a fundamental shift in how humans treat nature, the

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Nigeria Records 79 New COVID-19 Cases, Lowest In Months

Nigeria has recorded 79 new cases of the Coronavirus. The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this on Sunday, making it the lowest figure in several months. Of the

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Imo Min of Health to Commence COVID-19 Community Testing Across 27 LGAs September 7, 2020

ThankGod Emeh. The Imo State Public Health Emergency Operation Center wish to inform the general public that they will commence COVID-19 Community Testing in all the 27 Local Government Areas

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ICON Student Nurses Refute Alleged N400,000 Fee By Imo Education Commissioner

Student Nurses of Imo State College of Nursing Sciences Orlu ( ICON) have described the alleged #400,000 per session fee against the College management as reported in the media, as

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Breaking News: Chaos at Imo College of Nursing Orlu, as Commissioner, Ikegwuoha Interferes With NMCN Final Examination

Ifeanyi Nwanguma, OWERRI.  The Imo State Commissioner for Education, Prof. BTO Ikegwuoha has been accused of interfering with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria, NMCN August General Nursing Council

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Imo Women Groups Laud UNICEF, NOA Over FGM Fight

Some women groups in Owerri West and Ehime Mbano Local Government areas of Imo State have lauded UNICEF and the National Orientation Agency (NOA) for their concerted efforts to end

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Lagos Doctors To Begin Warning Strike On Monday

Credible reports have it that Doctors in Lagos State under the aegis of the Medical Guild are set to begin a three-day warning strike from Monday. The Chairman of the

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Strike: IMSUTH Resident Doctors Demand Payment of 3 Months Salary Arrears, CONMESS

June 17, Association of Resident Doctors, Imo State University Teaching Hospital, Orlu said it embarked on strike to drive home various demands including nonpayment of three months salary arrears owed

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Study Shows Sow Quickly Coronavirus Spreads At Home

The novel coronavirus is twice as infectious within households than similar diseases such as SARS, with a substantial number of additional infections spreading before a COVID-19 sufferer shows any symptoms,

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COVID-19: Medical Expert Recommends Local Vaccines to Augment WHO’s Efforts

The Chairman, Imo State chapter of the Guild of Medical Laboratory Directors, Mr Peter Nseabasi, has urged countries to augment the efforts of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the

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COVID-19: It Is Not Safe To Reopen Schools, Viewing Centres– PTF

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 says it is not safe to reopen schools, television viewing centres and other areas of public interest. PTF Chairman and Secretary to the

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COVID-19: Imo Records First Death

Imo State has recorded its first COVID-19 death. This was revealed on Wednesday by the Chairman of the COVID-19 Taskforce in the state, Professor Maurice. According to him, the victim

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EU to spend $2.7 billion on COVID-19 vaccines

The European Union is preparing to use an emergency 2.4-billion- euro ($2.7 billion) fund to make advance purchases of promising vaccines against the new coronavirus. The move was discussed at a

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COVID-19: 3 Year-old Tests Positive in Imo

A three-year-old child has tested positive to COVID-19 in Imo, the Chairman of the State Task Force Team on COVID-19, Prof. Maurice Iwu has said. Iwu made this known while

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Remdesivir Approved by Taiwan Government to treat COVID-19

Taiwan’s government said on Saturday it had approved Gilead Sciences’ potential COVID-19 treatment, remdesivir, to treat the illness caused by the coronavirus. Governments are racing to bolster supplies of remdesivir, which

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COVID-19: “Disregard Rumour of Vaccines, Immunize Your Children, Wards Against Measles” –UNICEF, NOA Urges Mothers

The United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and NOA has urged mothers and health care givers in Imo to continue immunising children against measles and other child-killer disesaes amid COVID-19 pandemic.

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Japan Newborn, First To Get Liver Stem Cells Globally

Doctors in Japan have successfully transplanted liver cells derived from embryonic stem cells into a newborn baby, in a world first that could provide new treatment options for infants. The

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SCIN Launches Awareness, Advocacy Campaign Against Coronavirus …seeks support from individuals, corporate entities

 Ikenna Orioha, Owerri. South -East Coronavirus Intervention Network, SCIN, has launched awareness and advocacy campaign to sensitize the people of South- East on measures to prevent Coronavirus Pandemic which is

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Group Sensitizes Youths, Women on Hygiene Against Coronavirus Pandemic

By Chika Uju Group known as Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization, WEWE, one of the Community Sensitization Organisations, CSOs, which is funded by USAID to implement Effective Water Sanitation and

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Scientists in China Believe New Drug Can Stop Pandemic ‘Without Vaccine’

A Chinese laboratory has been developing a drug it believes has the power to bring the coronavirus pandemic to a halt. The outbreak first emerged in China late last year

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WHO Reviews Virus Response as Trump Renews Attack

The World Health Organization said it would launch an independent review of its response to the coronavirus pandemic but President Donald Trump renewed his attack on the global body, branding

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Trump Threatens to Pull Out of WHO Over Virus Response

President Donald Trump has threatened to pull the US out of the World Health Organization, accusing it of botching the global coronavirus response and of being a “puppet of China”

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Study Confirms Coronavirus Test Touted By Trump Produces Many False Negatives

A rapid coronavirus test touted by President Donald Trump and used to test White House officials produces false negatives in almost half of all cases, according to new study by

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US Says China Trying To Steal COVID-19 Vaccine as Markets Slump

Chinese hackers are trying to steal COVID-19 vaccine research, US authorities said Wednesday, ratcheting up tensions between the superpowers as markets slumped on warnings from the US Federal Reserve that

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Nigeria Records 146 New Cases of Coronavirus

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has recorded 146 new cases of Coronavirus in the country. This brings the total number of COVID-19 infections in Nigeria to 4787 Breakdown of