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18,429 Nasarawa residents test positive for Hepatitis – State Government

18,429 Nasarawa residents test positive for Hepatitis -  State Government

Nasarawa State Government has announced that about 18,429 residents of the state have tested positive for viral Hepatitis B and C.   Speaking at a press briefing held in commemoration of the 2022 World Hepatitis Day tagged ‘Bringing Hepatitis Care Closer to You’, in Lafia on Thursday July 28, Nasarawa state Commissioner …

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Nearly 20 million Nigerians are infected with Hepatitis B or C – Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

Nearly 20 million Nigerians are infected with Hepatitis B or C -  Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire

Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire has said that nearly 20 million Nigerians are infected with Hepatitis B or C.   Speaking at the launch of the national strategic framework for viral hepatitis and the flag-off ceremony of a nationwide hepatitis awareness campaign, in commemoration of this year’s World Hepatitis Day themed …

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Mysterious hepatitis outbreak in children has now been spotted in 20 countries, WHO says

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The World Health Organization has confirmed eight more countries have reported cases of mystery hepatitis in children.    It brings the total number of countries with cases to 20.  Globally, 228 children have been sickened with an unusual form of liver disease and another 50 suspected cases are being probed.   One …

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