Posts Tagged ‘Vaccination’

Yellow Fever: Nigeria launches vaccination campaign to contain disease

The Nigerian government has begun a yellow fever reactive vaccination campaign in three states to contain an outbreak of the disease in Ebonyi State in August. In a statement issued via its site on Saturday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said the vaccination exercise will run for 10 days, from September 7 to 16, in […]

Army Medical Outreach: Aged Woman Regains Sight

An aged woman, Margaret Okere, on Thursday regained her sight after undergoing examination at the ongoing Nigerian Army medical outreach at Umuokwa Community, Igbo-Etche, Etche Local Government Area of Rivers. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigerian Army is conducting educational and medical outreach programme in host communities where the ‘Exercise Crocodile […]

Monkey Pox Spreads to 11 States – FG

The Monkeypox virus outbreak has spread to 11 states with 74 suspected cases recorded, Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has said. Adewole made the disclosure in Abuja on Wednesday when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). President Muhammadu Buhari chaired the meeting held […]