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WHO Recommends Against Use Of Remdesivir For All Hospitalised COVID-19 Patients | Gives Reasons

In a shocking announcement, The World Health Organisation has warned that the anti-viral drug remdesivir should no longer be used for hospitalised COVID-19 patients, arguing that trials had failed to prove that the treatment is effective. WHO Chief Clinician, Janet

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World Diabetes Day: WHO Announces New Global Strategy For Prevention & Management Of Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic, metabolic disease characterized by elevated levels of blood glucose (or blood sugar), which leads over time to serious damage to the heart, blood vessels, eyes, kidneys and nerves. The most common is type 2 diabetes, usually

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WHO Lays Out Positive Steps On How To Effectively Cope With Stress In These Times

Stress is a feeling of emotional or physical tension. It can come from any event or thought that makes you feel frustrated, angry, or nervous. Stress is your body’s reaction to a challenge or demand. As we all know we are in

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”COVID-19 is proving exceptionally difficult to stop”- WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed that the novel Coronavirus is proving exceptionally difficult to stop, as the number of cases approaches 20 million with over 700,000 deaths as at today Monday, August 10. Dr. Mike Ryan, executive director

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Breastfeeding & Some Of The Other Things You Can Do To Protect Your Child Against Childhood Cancers

Cancer is a leading cause of death for children and adolescents around the world and approximately 300,000 children aged 0 to 19 years old are diagnosed with cancer each year. The most common categories of childhood cancers include leukemias, brain

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‘Turn off your air conditioning’ -Experts Warn After WHO Shifts Stance On Airborne COVID-19

Experts have urged that the air conditioning units that recirculate the same air in a room should be switched off or only used with open windows amid mounting concern around the role of airborne transmission to spread coronavirus popularly known

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WHO Issues New Treatment Guideline For The Coronavirus Pandemic

The World Health Organisation has released new criteria for the treatment of the coronavirus, COVID-19 patients, which would hasten their discharge from hospitals and isolation centres in different countries. The organisation in a statement released recently said that the need

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World Health Organization Shares Optimistic News On New Treatment For Critical COVID-19 Cases

Scientists from the University of Oxford, UK, announced on Tuesday that they had found dexamethasone cured patients critically ill with Coronavirus. Such cases have high hopes of recovery now according to the University. Reacting to the latest discovery, WHO Director-General,

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What The World Health Organization Has To Say About COVID-19 Transmission Through Breastfeeding

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a statement on the possibility of transmission of the dreaded COVID-19 from mother to child through breastfeeding. The body in its statement said there is no evidence that COVID-19 is transmitted via breast

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NAFDAC Alerts Nigerians On Circulation Of Fake Chloroquine 250mg Tablets

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned Nigerians about the circulation of fake Chloroquine phosphate 250mg tablets. The Director-General of the agency, Prof Mojisola Adeyeye disclosed this in a statement. She added that NAFDAC

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COVID-19 Is The ‘worst crisis’ Since World War II- World Health Organization

If anyone has taken the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic lightly before now, here’s an awakening. The United Nations, has labelled Coronavirus as the worst crisis to hit the world since World War II. The warning comes as US fatalities have now

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Fact Check: WHO Debunks Myth Going Round About COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) has debunked a myth about what causes COVID-19. According to WHO, swirling rumours that COVID-19 is airborne and can remain in the air for 8 hours is false. The international health agency in its tweet

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World Health Organization Raises Alarm Over Rapid Acceleration Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the Coronavirus disease pandemic is “accelerating” and that almost every country in the world has reported cases of the viral disease. Speaking at a news conference in Geneva on Monday, March 23rd,

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”Dont take Ibuprofen for Coronavirus symptoms”- WHO Signals Caution

The World Health Organization has warned against taking Ibuprofen for symptoms of coronavirus which includes runny nose, sore throat, cough and fever. The warning came after French health officials warned that anti-inflammatory drugs could worsen effects of the virus. Commenting on

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WHO Highlights Ways Through Which Coronavirus Can Spread In The Workplace

The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for the promotion of regular and thorough hand-washing hygiene, adding that the deadly coronavirus (COVID-19) can be contracted when someone infected coughs or exhales. The global health body released a statement on February

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The World Health Organization Renames Coronavirus As Death Toll Rises

The World Health Organization has officially named the deadly Coronavirus that broke out from Wuhan in China COVID-19. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the global body, announced the new name at a conference in Geneva on Tuesday afternoon.

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Cervical Cancer Facts: Prevention , Causes & Treatment Of The Most Common Cancer Affecting Women In Africa

Cervical cancer is caused by the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV), which is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract. It affects younger age groups as a result of early sexual activity, multiple sexual partners, and exposure to

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Coronavirus: Nigeria and 12 Others Listed As Top Risk African Countries

Nigeria and twelve other nations have been listed as high-risk African countries for Coronavirus by the World Health Organisation. Nigeria, Algeria, Angola, Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia were identified as African

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World Health Organization (WHO) Declares Coronavirus An International Health Emergency

The World Health Organization  has declared an international public health emergency over the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus. The announcement was made on Thursday after a meeting between Health experts and the WHO emergency committee in Geneva. Speaking to reporters, WHO

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Good Relief! WHO Makes New Revelation About Dreaded Ebola Virus Disease

The World Health Organization has revealed that the Ebola virus is now preventable and treatable. According to a report by Vanguard, the organisation has prequalified an Ebola vaccine for the first time, a critical step that will help speed up

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HEPATITIS: WHO Enlightens People On How To Prevent Themselves From The Deadly Viral Infection

Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver tissue. The condition can be self-limiting or can progress to fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis or liver cancer. Hepatitis viruses are the most common cause of hepatitis in the world but other infections, toxic substances (e.g.

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Kissing May Cause Sexually Transmitted Diseases- New Study

In a report issued on June 6, 2019, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said more than one million people catch a sexually transmitted disease (STD), or STI, every day across the globe, with chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis of greatest

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WHO Sensitizes Parents On The Dangers Of Sugary Baby Foods

According to a UN report that proposed new guidelines Monday to improve infant diets, commercial baby foods often contain too much sugar and display confusing ingredient lists. The World Health Organization (WHO) examined nearly 8,000 products from more than 500

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WHO Issues Guidelines To Reduce Risk Of Dementia

The World Health Organisation has unveiled its recommendations on how to reduce the risk of dementia globally in a report released on Tuesday. In the report, WHO also warned against taking dietary supplements, such as vitamins B and E, in

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WHO Alerts The Public To New Strains Of Vaccine-Derived Polio In Southern Nigeria

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has alerted to a recent emergence and spread of new strains of vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) in Southern Nigeria, especially Lagos. The health organisation disclosed that there is evidence of missed transmission in Nigeria

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