Monday, 3rd October 2022

Coronavirus: Infected minks force 100 Dutch farms to shut

Authorities are ordering farms to close after the novel respiratory virus broke out among the animals. The disease is bringing forward plans to wind down the industry in the country.


1 Mar 2018
Kidney Disease - group screens hundreds of patients in Osun State.
18 Jan 2018
Nigeria loses 150,000 newborns to sickle cell disease yearly.
2 Aug 2018
26m Nigerians live with hepatitis, disease that causes liver cancer, says Nigerian govt.
15 Aug 2018
US Mission in Nigeria, in collaboration with Project Pink Blue, kicked off a medical oncology training for 44 Nigerian clinical oncologists on Monday 13th August 2018.
19 Oct 2018
Breast cancer is the top cancer in women worldwide and is increasing particularly in developing countries where the majority of cases are diagnosed in late stages according to the World Health Organization.
16 Feb 2019
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recently released a National Guideline for Lassa fever Management following its re-occurrence this year.
2 Sep 2019
Dengue is the fastest spreading tropical disease, with 40% of the world’s population is currently at risk. Transmitted by mosquitoes, so far there’s been little progress in fighting back. One organization is using a naturally occurring bacteria to inoculate mosquitoes and has plans to eradicate the disease.
13 Nov 2019
The breathtaking reds, yellows, and purples of the Mesoamerican Reef have been turning sickly white, leading researchers on a desperate hunt to understand and fight the mysterious disease killing the Caribbean's corals
12 Feb 2020
As China races to find a cure for the coronavirus, some doctors and individuals are turning to traditional approaches to treat the symptoms. But some experts warn against relying solely on Traditional Chinese Medicine.
21 Mar 2020
Italians affected by the coronavirus outbreak are describing the situation as "being in a war." With parts of the country in virtual lockdown, young volunteers are providing a little solace, especially for the elderly.
24 Mar 2020
As the coronavirus death toll mounts, global health authorities are reminded that tuberculosis is the deadliest infectious disease in the world. Over a million deaths are reported every year.
21 Apr 2020
There has been an unexplained spike in deaths in Germany's blue tit bird population. One NGO is now advising "social distancing" for birds.