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Lassa fever claims 15 lives in Ondo

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu has cried out over the recent Lassa fever outbreak which has reportedly claimed 15 lives in Ondo State and also left 28 people in critical conditions.   New Telegraph reported that the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) in Owo community of Ondo State, has over 100 people being …

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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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