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    Ebola: Lagos Receives 5 Additional Suspected Cases

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    The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it had received five additional suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), saying the fresh suspected cases were brought in on Tuesday. Speaking at a press briefing on update of the deadly disease at the Bagauda Kalto Press Centre located in the state secretariat, Alausa, the Lagos State…

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    Ebola: Woman Smashes Man’s Head For Hugging Her

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    A woman who was afraid of contracting the deadly Ebola virus yesterday smashed a beer bottle on a man’s head for hugging her in Ajah area of Lagos State. The woman identified as Bunmi was said to have been angry when her friend, Ademola Ojikutu, held her from behind without her consent. Her elder sister,…

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    Cold Water Not Hazardous To Pregnant Women

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    The myth about the effect of cold water on a pregnant woman and her unborn baby is as old as the society itself. Over the years, the story has been told and told again by the older mothers to the younger ones about the need to avoid drinking cold water at pregnancy to avert its…

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    ‘No Woman Should Die Of Cervical Cancer’

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    Cancer is no respecter of persons. In fact, its victims most often are people of high social status. Every now and then, someone is despatched to the great beyond, courtesy of this disease which attacks in different forms. Amazingly, cervical cancer which is the only cancer caused by the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) that has…

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    Lagos General Hospitals, Their Staff And Patients

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    Despite the state-of-the-art equipments among other facilities, that the general hospitals in Lagos can boast of, patients complain of the inconvenient delay in being attended to, as well as the unfriendly attitude of the hospital staff. ARONKE OLAYIWOLA writes on this. Atinuke Oyebamiji (not real name) was among the over one hundred women that were…

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    LUTH Resident Doctors Begin Strike Today

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    The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) will commence its industrial action today. According to the president of the association, Dr Olubunmi Omojowolo, the resolution to resume the strike was reached at the emergency general meeting held on the 28th of May. “Rising from the emergency general meeting, the…

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    LUTH Resident Doctors Commence Strike Monday

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    The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), will commence its industrial action Monday, June 2. According to the president of the association, Dr. Olubunmi Omojowolo, the resolution to resume strike was reached at the emergency general meeting held on the 28th of May. “Rising from the emergency general meeting,…

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