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Ecuador names new health minister after COVID vaccine scandal | Coronavirus pandemic News

Ecuador names new health minister after COVID vaccine scandal | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Former health minister stepped down amid questions about irregularities in Ecuador’s coronavirus vaccine programme.Ecuador has named a new health minister, after the previous minister...
‘Extremely promising’: 1st dose of COVID vaccine cuts illness | Coronavirus pandemic News

‘Extremely promising’: 1st dose of COVID vaccine cuts illness | Coronavirus pandemic News

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Data from two separate studies published in the UK, one in England and another in Scotland, have shown vaccines against COVID-19 are effective in...
Our Time Machine: A Story of Love and Loss

Our Time Machine: A Story of Love and Loss

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Shaken by his father’s Alzheimer's diagnosis, a Chinese artist sets out to create a magical play based on their lives.
The Africa Young Innovators for Health Award (Financial Support of $75,000)  | Opportunities For Africans

Africa Young Innovators for Health Award 2021 (Up to $75,000 in Prizes)

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The Africa Young Innovators for Health Award is launching its first competition designed to highlight and support the work of pioneering young entrepreneurs developing...
WHO has recommended a course of Covid-19 treatment.

Covid-19 vaccine rollout: Military roped in, health professionals to help manage adverse reactions

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WHO has recommended a course of Covid-19 treatment. Health officials with resuscitation kits will be on hand to help should anyone have an adverse...
Brazil trial finds efficacy of Sinovac vaccine at 50.4 percent | Coronavirus pandemic News

Brazil trial finds efficacy of Sinovac vaccine at 50.4 percent | Coronavirus pandemic News

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A coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech was found to be just 50.4 percent effective at preventing symptomatic infections of COVID-19 in a...
Health workers in PPE during the Covid-19 pandemic.

More than 90 Western Cape health workers hospitalised with Covid-19 in past two weeks

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Health workers in PPE during the Covid-19 pandemic. A cumulative total of 7 246 Western Cape healthcare workers have taken Covid-19-related leave since March.  Of...
Hong Kong researchers claim breakthrough method can detect autism risk by scanning back of eye

Hong Kong researchers claim breakthrough method can detect autism risk by scanning back of...

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Researchers in Hong Kong say they have developed a world-first method to detect autism in children by scanning and analysing the back of...
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Africa left with few options for vaccines, as Pfizer offers to supply health care...

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Africa has few options to procure Covid-19 vaccines as the outbreak of the disease worsens across many parts of the continent, South Africa’s presidency...
WHO/UN Volunteers Africa Women Health Champions

WHO/UN Volunteers Africa Women Health Champions

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Deadline: different deadlines for different positionOpen to: candidates with two years of professional experience, at least 22 years old for national UN Volunteer assignments, and at...
PSL's future in the hands of health department and Safa

PSL’s future in the hands of health department and Safa

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The return of the Premier Soccer League (PSL) will depend upon clearance from both the South African Football Association and the department of...
There is no policy in Lagos against the release of COVID-19 corpses to their families for burial- Health Commissioner, Akin Abayomi, says (video)

There is no policy in Lagos against the release of COVID-19 corpses to their...

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Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has said the state has no policy against the release of COVID-19 corpses to family members for...
Watch happy moment Lagos State health workers ''Gbebody'' as they celebrate Easter Sunday within the hospital compound (videos)

Watch happy moment Lagos State health workers ”Gbebody” as they celebrate Easter Sunday within...

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Patients and health workers at the Isolation centers in Lagos state had the opportunity to join other Christian faithfuls to praise God this Easter...

Lagos state Commissioner for Health confirms death of coronavirus patient in the state.

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The Commissioner for Health in Lagos State, Professor Akin Abayomi has confirmed the recently reported death of the coronavirus patient in the state. Professor Abayomi...
Coronavirus : Quack health worker arrested with substandard sanitizers

Coronavirus : Quack health worker arrested with substandard sanitizers

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Officers of the Anambra State Police command have arrested four persons for posing as officials of the Ministry of Health and distributing sub-standard COVID-19...
Nigeria’s second Coronavirus case tests negative – Health Minister

Nigeria’s second Coronavirus case tests negative – Health Minister

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Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has announced that Nigeria’s second Coronavirus case has tested negative. According to the Health Minister, Nigeria has recorded...
Italian patient with Coronavirus in Lagos to be discharged soon – Minister of Health

Italian patient with Coronavirus in Lagos to be discharged soon – Minister of Health

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The Italian man who became the index case of Coronavirus in Nigeria is set to be discharged soon, Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire...
All three suspected coronavirus cases in Lagos test negative - Commissioner of Health, Prof Akin Abayomi

All three suspected coronavirus cases in Lagos test negative – Commissioner of Health, Prof...

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Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Prof Akin Abayomi has disclosed that the three new suspected cases of coronavirus have all tested negative to the...
Coronavirus: World Health Organization lists Nigeria and 12 others as top risk African countries

Coronavirus: World Health Organization lists Nigeria and 12 others as top risk African countries

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The World Health Organisation have listed Nigeria and twelve other nations as high-risk African countries for coronavirus. Nigeria, Algeria, Angola, Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Ethiopia,...