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LASUTH performs first laser surgery on kidney stones.

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) says it had successfully performed its first laser surgery on Thursday, to remove kidney stones from a patient. Prof. Stephen Ikuerowo, Professor of Urology, LASUTH, said that the laser lithotripsy treatment would save patients the pain of opening up their upper urinary tract …

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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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