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NARD Suspends Nationwide Strike

The National Association of Resident Doctors has suspended its nationwide strike. The strike which began on August second, has been suspended with effect from eight o’clock in the morning of Wednesday, according to the President of the association, Dr Godiya Ishaya. Dr Ishaya, in an interview, said, they are suspending …

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Moderna vaccine more effective against Delta than Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson

Moderna vaccine, which is currently being administered in Nigeria, has been found to be more effective than other vaccines at preventing hospitalizations and emergency department visits caused by the Delta variant of the Covid-19 virus, according to data from a United States national study. The study shows that Moderna’s vaccine is significantly more effective against …

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Bed occupancy in Lagos COVID-19 care centres hits 53%.

The bed occupancy level in the Lagos State’s public and private Coronavirus (COVID-19) care centres has increased to 53 per cent according to the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says. Abayomi made this known through his Facebook account @ProfAkinolaAbayomi on Tuesday, while giving the state’s COVID-19 update for Sept. …

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Nigeria records 582 new COVID-19 cases – NCDC.

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said the country recorded 582 new COVID-19 cases as of Sept. 1, bringing total infections to 193,013. The NCDC said this via its official website on Thursday morning, adding that the recent surge was driven by the spread of the Delta variant in the …

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