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COVID-19: Protesters Angry At China’s Lockdowns, Call For Removal Of Leader

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LAGOS NOVEMBER 28TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Protesters pushed to the brink by China’s strict COVID measures in Shanghai called for the removal of the country’s all-powerful leader and clashed with police Sunday as crowds took to the streets in several cities in an astounding challenge to the government. Police forcibly cleared the demonstrators in China’s financial capital who called […]

Naked Volunteers Raise Awareness Against Skin Cancer In Australia, Pose For Artwork

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LAGOS NOVEMBER 27TH (NEWSRANGERS)Some 2,500 naked volunteers have posed in the early morning light on Sydney’s Bondi Beach for an artwork designed to raise awareness of skin cancer. The installation is American photographer Spencer Tunick’s latest project, aimed at encouraging Australians to get regular skin checks. Legislation was changed to allow public nudity on the […]

Parents Demand Accountability As Indonesia Cough Syrup Kill 157 Children

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LAGOS OCTOBER 31ST (NEWSRANGERS)-When 17-month-old Nadira fell sick with a cough and flu, her mother Agustina Maulani bought her some paracetamol cough syrup from a health centre in south Jakarta. “I gave her medicine every four hours, because her fever refused to go down. She would recover, but then have a fever again. In the […]

Cholera Kills 233 People Within Nine Months In Nigeria-NCDC

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LAGOS OCTOBER 14TH (NEWSRANGERS)-The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has revealed that  total of 2187 confirmed cases of cholera have been reported from 31 states and 233 deaths recorded from the 1st of January to the 25th of September 2022. NCDC explained that the outbreak has been exacerbated by limited access to […]

JAPA: Nigerian Medical Doctors In UK Lament Sorry State Of Working Condition

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LAGOS OCTOBER 12TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigerian medical doctors and their counterparts from developing countries working in the United Kingdom have lamented exploitation in the course of their work. This was revealed by BBC on Tuesday adding that an investigation proved that Nigerian doctors recruited by a British healthcare company are expected to work in private hospitals under […]

Healthcare Workers Highlight Lack Of Funding As Threat To Nigeria Health System In New Pandemic

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LAGOS SEPTEMBER 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Seventy three  percent of Nigeria’s healthcare workers have stated that a lack of financial support will be one of the biggest threats to their national health system in the event of a new global health emergency in the next five years, a global survey has shown. The study, by YouGov on behalf […]

Research Reveals Global Health System Is Not Capable To Handle Another Pandemic

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LAGOS SEPTEMBER 15TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Current pressures due to poor funding, staff shortages, and inadequate preparation mean that health systems around the world are unfit to cope with another pandemic, an international survey to assess the effects of COVID-19 on health and care workers has revealed. 49 percent of healthcare professionals surveyed in countries including the UK, […]

Deadly Marburg Virus Kills Two In Ghana

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LAGOS JULY 18TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Ghana has confirmed its first two cases of the deadly Marburg virus, a highly infectious disease in the same family as the virus that causes Ebola. It says both patients died recently in hospital in the southern Ashanti region. Their samples came back positive earlier this month and have now been verified […]

Monkeypox: Nigeria Govt Orders Ban Of  Sale Of Bush Meat Across The Country

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LAGOS JUNE 1ST (NEWSRANGERS)-Following the resurgence of Monkeypox in the country, with 21 cases and one death recorded by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the Federal government has banned the sales of bush meat and also urged hunters to take a break for health safety’s sake.  The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, […]

Nigeria Records 21 Cases Of Monkeypox With One Dead This Year

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  LAGOS MAY 30TH (NEWSRANGERS)-Nigeria has confirmed 21 cases of monkeypox since the start of the year with one death reported, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said late on Sunday. Monkeypox, a usually mild viral infection, is endemic in the African countries of Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria. […]

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