Cholera: Fear, anxiety mount over rising deaths

August 27, 2021 SAMSON BENJAMIN 0

…1,178 die in 23 states, FCT – NCDC ‘… Deaths unnecessary, compounded by doctor’s strike’ … Poor hygiene, unsafe behaviour fuelling infection – Expert ‘… We’ve no business recording large-scale outbreak’ There has been mounting fear and anxiety over rising number of deaths from the resurgence of cholera in 22 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), amidst Read More

Cholera: Bauchi flags off free oral vaccination

July 28, 2021 Najib Sani 0

Following the outbreak of cholera that killed several people in Bauchi state in recent time, the state Governor Bala Mohammed, Wednesday flagged off free oral vaccination against the plague. The governor while flagging off the exercise at the Banquet Hall of Government House Bauchi, directed health authorities in the state to also treat cholera patients free of charge. He said Read More

Cholera outbreak: Abuja records 3 death, 91 suspected cases

June 24, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has reported Cholera outbreak in the territory. Addressing Journalists in Abuja, the Acting Secretary, Health and Human Services, Dr. Mohammed Kawu, said that as at June 23, no fewer than seven deaths and 91 suspected cases have so far been recorded. While explaining that the sporadic outbreak in the rainy season could be as Read More

Chinese economy maintains stable recovery

April 20, 2021 Editor 0

China’s GDP grew 18.3 percent year on year in the first quarter, hitting 24.93 trillion yuan (about $3.82 trillion), according to statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 16. The figure registered an increase of 0.6 percent from that in Q4 of 2020, or 10.3 percent from that in the first three months of 2019. This Read More

All Chinese schools now have access to Internet – Ministry of Education

April 11, 2021 Editor 0

All Chinese schools now have full access to the Internet, and 95.2 percent of them are equipped with multi-media classrooms, according to a senior official with China’s Ministry of Education (MOE). The country has been constantly accelerating informationization of teaching, and sees it as underpinning the modernization of education, said Zhong Denghua, vice minister of the MOE, at a virtual Read More

19 die of cholera in Bayelsa

April 9, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Some residents of Bayelsa state, particularly those living in Yenagoa, the state capital, have expressed fears over the outbreak of cholera. The Ministry of Health confirmed that no fewer than 30 communities had been hit by the epidemic, which has claimed 19 persons as at Sunday. A resident of Amarata in Yenagoa local government area of the state, Linda, said Read More