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Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th November 2021

Antimicrobial resistance may kill 10m yearly by 2025, says minister. Emefiele: CBN Disbursed N3trn loans to Nigerian businesses in one year to cushion the impact of Covid-19. Lassa fever kills 79 in 2021, now in all states, says NCDC. 6.7 million deaths globally linked to diabetes in 2021 ― Report. Nigeria considers offering covid booster jabs in a bid to beat the virus. Cervical Cancer: FLAC decries poor access to HPV vaccines in Primary Healthcare Centres. Reps approve a bill to make free child healthcare compulsory. Edo flags off outbreak response for circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2. Cholera: Nigeria records four deaths, as cases hits 100,057. 1.5 million targeted as FCTA flags off vaccination against COVID-19.


1 reply on “Top Ten News Items on Health, 19th November 2021”

Our hospitals are not well equipped, our health care professionals are not motivated. At times there is war between different health professionals, due to poor administration on part of the federal government. These are the issues. Making health care free for children is very good. We need to clearly define our health priorities and have good leadership.

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