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Top Ten News Items on Health, 16th April 2021

Nigeria administers 2nd highest doses in Africa — WHO. Nigeria vaccinates 1.05m persons with 1st dose. High mortality rate: FG to launch Nat’l Emergency Medical Service, Ambulance System — Minister. 2021 supplementary budget to accommodate doctors’ hazard allowance – Gbajabiamila. SEC to establish N100bn health fund to support COVID-19 fight. No, 60% of women in Nigeria don’t give birth at traditional attendants’ facilities. Tuberculosis kills 18 Nigerians every hour, country highest in Africa. Cancer patients in Nigeria groan as govt’s failed promise hikes treatment cost. Benue HIV/AIDS prevalence rate drops from 12.9 to 4.7 per cent — NACA. Killer fruit juice: Kano confirms 10 dead, 400 hospitalised, Lagos, Cross River, Sokoto warn residents.


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