First patient of pig kidney transplant discharged from hospital

Rick Slayman, the world’s first living recipient of a genetically edited pig kidney transplant, has been discharged from the hospital. CNN reports that Slayman was discharged on Wednesday, two weeks

Tuberculosis: 300 die in Ogun as Kaduna records 32,297 in 2023

The Senior Programme Officer of the Institute of Human Virology Nigeria, IHVN, Ms Florinda Olawusi, has disclosed that no fewer than 300 patients died of tuberculosis, out of over 6,000 cases recorded in Ogun State in 2023. According to Vanguard reports, Olawusi made the disclosure in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital,

NiMet advises respiratory disease patients over expected 3-day haziness from Monday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has predicted sunshine and haziness from today (Monday) to Wednesday across the country. NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday in Abuja predicted sunny skies in a hazy atmosphere on Monday over the northern region. It envisaged prospects of dust haze over Yobe, Borno, Kaduna, Jigawa

Lassa Fever Spreads To 16 States

Nigeria Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (NCDC) has confirmed 109 new cases of lassa fever and 20 deaths across 16 states in one week (26 February to 3 March). NCDC disclosed this in its latest situation report on its website for week nine of 2024. The report showed an

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