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WHO to sterilize male mosquitos in fight against disease

World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced plans to test a mosquito sterilisation technique aimed at containing the spread of diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika.   The Sterile Insect Technique, a form of “birth control” for mosquitoes and other deadly insects, has been used to tackle invasive pests in …

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South Africa rugby stars strip off for cancer challenge

South Africa’s Rugby World Cup heroes are stripping down to their underwear on their social media accounts to raise awareness about testicular cancer. It is a challenge thrown to them by teammate Faf de Klerk, famous for celebrating the world cup win against England while only dressed in his underwear. …

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Buhari receives panel report against drug abuse

President Buhari on Friday October 18, received the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse (PACEDA) report at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. The committee was constituted in January to research on ways drug abuse in the country can be eliminated. Speaking at the meeting, President Buhari reiterated …

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