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As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 spreads across the world — with more than 200,000 cases and 8,000 deaths globally — health and government officials are scrambling to get a handle on what the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared a pandemic. But one method health experts and Centers for Disease Control and

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SOCIAL DISTANCING – Curbing the Spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus

As the novel coronavirus COVID-19 spreads across the world — with more than 200,000 cases and 8,000 deaths globally — health and government officials are scrambling to get a handle on what the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared a pandemic. But one method health experts and Centers for Disease Control and

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BREAKING NEWS: WHO Declares COVID-19 Coronavirus a Global Pandemic

BREAKING NEWS WHO Declares COVID-19 Coronavirus a Global Pandemic The spread of the coronavirus across more than 100 countries now qualifies as a global pandemic, according to the World Health Organization, WHO. There is evidence on six continents of sustained transmission of the virus, which has infected more than 120,000

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BREAKING NEWS: FIRST CASE OF CORONAVIRUS CONFIRMED IN LAGOS

BREAKING NEWS FIRST CASE OF CORONAVIRUS CONFIRMED IN LAGOS The Ministry of Health in Lagos State has confirmed its first case of COVID-19 and reported it to the Federal Ministry of Health. The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be reported

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WHO Declares Coronavirus Outbreak a Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organization on Thursday declared the outbreak of a novel coronavirus a global health emergency, an acknowledgment of the risk the virus poses to countries beyond its origin in China and of the need for a more coordinated international response to the outbreak. This declaration was made because

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is aware that many Chinese nationals are expected to return to Nigeria following the Lunar New Year holiday, as well as Nigerian business travellers who travel to China regularly. The World Health Organization (WHO) has not placed any travel restrictions following the outbreak

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BEWARE: LASSA FEVER IS IN TOWN

WHAT IS LASSA FEVER? Lassa fever is an animal-borne acute viral illness, discovered in 1969 in Lassa town, Nigeria. It is endemic in parts of West Africa including Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea, and Nigeria; however, other neighboring countries are also at risk, as the animal vector for the Lassa virus,

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WORLD DIABETES DAY, 2019

Diabetes is a chronic, progressive disease but people with diabetes can live long, healthy lives with good diabetes management. This includes managing not only blood glucose (glycaemia) but also risk factors for complications such as high blood pressure and high cholesterol. These can be managed with a healthy diet, regular

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ABOUT BREAST CANCER

What Is Breast Cancer? Breast cancer is a disease in which cells in the breast grow out of control. There are different kinds of breast cancer. The kind of breast cancer depends on which cells in the breast turn into cancer. Breast cancer can spread outside the breast through blood vessels

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October

The Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease. There are about 1.38 million new cases and 458 000 deaths from breast cancer each year

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