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World record as U.S. surgeons transplant pig’s heart into human

. United States surgeons have broken a world medical record as they transplanted the heart of a pig into the body of a...

COVID-19: Cyprus reports another strain, “Deltacron’’

  A new strain of the coronavirus that combines the Delta and Omicron variants has been reportedly discovered in Cyprus. Cyprus is the...

New coronavirus variants that may render vaccines impotent likely – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that new coronavirus variants could emerge during the pandemic that may render the current vaccines useless....

400 People With COVID Mistakenly Told They Had Negative Test Results

At least 400 people with positive COVID-19 samples were mistakenly told they tested negative for the coronavirus just days before Christmas, as cases...

Alleged age falsification, mismanagement of funds: HEDA calls for probe of FMC Medical Director 

    The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Centre) has urged the Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie E. Ehanire, to investigate the...

Unknown Mystery disease kills over 100 in South Sudan

As the World Health Organization (WHO) continues to investigate a mystery illness in South Sudan, the disease has claimed another victim. Up until...

3 Nigeria returnees among 7 Omicron cases found in India

Seven persons, including a non-resident Indian (NRI) woman and her two daughters from Nigeria, have tested positive for the Omicron variant of coronavirus...

WHO says no deaths reported from Omicron yet as variant spreads to 38 countries

The World Health Organisation said on Friday the Omicron variant of the coronavirus has now been detected in 38 countries around the world....

Omicron variant now detected in 23 countries, alerts WHO

With at least 23 countries reporting cases of the new Omicron variant, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says every country should take it...

Inequality Against Africa Will Hinder Fight Against COVID — FG 

  Nigeria has warned that lack of vaccination by developing countries will provide a fertile ground for the Covid-19 virus to mutate, thus...

Breaking: Nigeria confirms two cases of Omicron variant

    By Ajuma Edwina Ameh The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed the first case of the Omicron variant of...

African Countries to receive 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine doses -Chinese President, Jinping

    China’s President, Mr Xi Jinping has promised one billion Covid-19 vaccine doses to African countries. China is the African continent’s largest...

New Omicron Covid variant: Why locking away Africa when virus is already on three continents — Vaccine expert

  Outraged by the banning of Africa over the new Omicron variant first discovered in South Africa, an African Union vaccine expert and...

Aspirin lowers risk of COVID-19 – New findings

Aspirin could protect the lungs of COVID-19 patients and minimize the need for mechanical ventilation, according to new research at the George Washington...

WHO recommends use of malaria vaccine for children

By Olufemi Soneye The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended the widespread use of the RTS,S/AS01 (RTS,S) malaria vaccine among children in sub-Saharan...

7 Benefits of Drinking Lemon-Ginger Tea Before Bed

By Lisa Wartenberg If you’re among the 10–30% of adults who have difficulty falling or staying asleep, you may be looking for ways...