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Malaria: WHO Commences Administration of Drugs on 2 Million Borno Children

Kayode Idowu The World Health Organisation (WHO) in collaboration with Borno State government has commenced administering malaria prevention drugs on two million children. The WHO said in Maiduguri on Saturday during the flag off of this year seasonal Malaria Chemoprevention Campaigns (MPCs), that two million children between the age 3-59 months are

Sub-saharan Africa ‘Just at the Start’ of its Coronavirus Outbreak, UK Aid Warns

•Africa could become new epicentre with disease peaking in two to three months Jones Stone Many developing countries, including those in sub-Saharan Africa are "just at the start" of their Covid-19 outbreaks, the Department for International Development has warned. Giving evidence to MPs on Monday Dr Charlotte Watts, the department's chief scientific advisor, said an

Conflict-hit Nigerian Families Living under COVID-19 Lockdowns, on ‘Life-support’–UN

Help and funding are needed urgently for millions of people in Nigeria who have been hit severely by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, including conflict-hit communities “on life-support” in the north-east, UN humanitarians said on Tuesday. More than $182 million is needed to sustain lifesaving aid to Africa’s most populous

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