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COVID-19 3rd wave: Edo begins administration of second dose of Moderna vaccines, records two more deaths

Edo State, on Tuesday, commenced the administration of the second dose of Moderna vaccines across the state’s 18 local government councils as part of ramped up efforts to contain the third wave of the coronavirus (COVID-19).   Permanent Secretary, Edo State Ministry of Health, Dr. Osamwony Irowa disclosed this to journalists during the daily briefing […]

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Power of humanity can overcome COVID-19, climate challenges — UNGA President

Power of humanity’ can overcome COVID-19, climate challenges — UN Assembly President   Climate   By Cecilia Ologunagba   The President of the UN General Assembly, Abdulla Shahid, on Tuesday opened  the 2021 annual General Debate as a hybrid in-person and virtual event, reflecting the darkest days of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The Assembly reflected […]

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WHO pledges to support fight against non-communicable diseases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reiterated its commitment and support to the fight against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), especially cancer in Nigeria. By Gami Tadanyigbe   The World Health Organisation (WHO) has reiterated its commitment and support to the fight against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), especially cancer in Nigeria.   The WHO Country Representative,Dr Walter Kazadi […]