Cholera outbreak: 441 fatalities in July, only 2 of 13 states in top health preparedness – SBM – Nairametrics


Only two of the 13 states with cholera outbreaks – Bayelsa and Kogi – are top-ranked in Nigeria’s Health Preparedness Index. 11 of the bottom 18 states are also hotspots for the outbreak that killed 441 Nigerians in the month of July. This was disclosed in a report on Monday by SBM Intelligence, contributors to … Read more

Tokyo reports 4,058 COVID-19 cases, the highest since the start of the Olympics – Nairametrics


Newly reported COVID-19 cases in Olympic host city, Tokyo surged to a record high of 4,058 on Saturday, exceeding the 4,000-mark for the first time and overshadowing the Summer Games. The city has recorded a spike in cases since the Olympics games began. For four days in a row during the week, Tokyo has been … Read more