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CDC Updates Blood Lead Reference Value for Children

  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently updated its blood lead reference value (BLRV)  from 5 µg/dL to 3.5 µg/dL in response to the Lead Exposure Prevention and Advisory Committee (LEPAC)  recommendation made on May 14, 2021. The BLRV is intended to identify children with higher levels of …

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SNEPCo, NNPC build pediatric ward, a lab in Bauchi

  The Jama’Are Local Government Area in Bauchi State, in the embattled North East of Nigeria, has taken delivery of a newly built and well-equipped 10-bed space pediatrics ward, medical laboratory, with water facilities and water treatment plant powered by a10Kva solar system. The donation from Shell Nigeria Exploration and …

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New CDC Data: COVID-19 Vaccination Safe for Pregnant People

CDC has released new data on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant people and is recommending all people 12 years of age and older get vaccinated against COVID-19. “CDC encourages all pregnant people or people who are thinking about becoming pregnant and those breastfeeding to get vaccinated to protect …

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AFLDS will continue to fight against University-mandated Covid Vaccinations

Following a federal judge’s refusal to put Indiana University’s COVID vaccination mandate on hold until litigation is complete, America’s Frontline Doctors (AFLDS) issued the following statements: James Bopp, Jr., Director of Litigation for America’s Frontline Doctors commented: “Today’s ruling does not end the students’ fight and we plan to appeal …

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CDC and Texas Confirm Monkeypox In U.S. Traveler

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed on July 15 a case of human monkeypox in a U.S. resident who recently traveled from Nigeria to the United States. The person is currently hospitalized in Dallas. CDC is working with the …

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Ebola Outbreak in Guinea Declared Over

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) celebrates today’s announcement by the Republic of Guinea (Guinea) Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization that the Ebola outbreak in N’Zérékoré Prefecture is over. The outbreak, which took place in the same area where the 2014-2016 West Africa Ebola outbreak …

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